“Early redemption of the 2011 Convertible Bonds (OCEANE)”
Paris, November 18th, 2013
As announced on November 15th, 2013, Atos SE (ISIN FR0000051732) has decided to exercise its early redemption option with respect to all of its 1.5% Bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing Atos SE shares due July 1st, 2016 issued on July 1st, 2011 (ISIN FR0011069384 – the “Bonds”), in accordance with the provisions of section A.18.104.22.168 of the note d'opération included in the prospectus that received visa n°11-210 from the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers on June 8th, 2011.
The early redemption will occur on December 18th, 2013 at par value (EUR 46.45) of the Bonds plus interest accrued since the most recent interest payment date of EUR 0.67003. Interest on the Bonds will cease to accrue as from December 18th, 2013.
Bondholders will retain the ability to exercise their conversion/exchange right to receive Atos SE shares (ISIN FR0000051732) until the expiry of the seventh business day preceding December 18th, 2013, i.e., December 9th, 2013 (inclusive), at the ratio of 1.02 Atos SE share per Bond presented. The terms of the exercise of the conversion/exchange right are set forth in section A.22.214.171.124 (“Terms of exercise of the Conversion/Exchange Right”) of the note d'opération.
Any bondholder who has not exercised its conversion right will receive on December 18th, 2013 an amount equal to EUR 47.12003* per Bond, which includes accrued interest.
Société Générale Securities Service - CS 30812 - 32 rue du champ de tir - 44308 Nantes Cedex 3, centralizes conversion/exchange requests for Atos SE shares and is the designated financial service provider with respect to the Bonds.
This notice does not constitute an offer of securities in the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom or any other State. No document related to the exercise of the early redemption option can be transmitted, directly or indirectly, (i) to the United States of America, Italy or the United Kingdom, or (ii) to any other country where the exercise of the early redemption option would be illegal or subject to restrictions, or (iii) to persons residing in the United States of America, Italy, the United Kingdom or any such countries.
* The present press release corrects the total amount per Bond to be paid to bondholders : EUR 47.12003 (and not 47.21003 euros per Bond as announced in the press released published on November 15th, 2013).
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This press release does not constitute an offer of securities in the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom or any other State. No document related to the exercise of the early redemption option can be transmitted, directly or indirectly, (i) to the United States of America, Italy or the United Kingdom, or (ii) to any other country where the exercise of the early redemption option would be illegal or subject to restrictions, or (iii) to persons residing in the United States of America, Italy, the United Kingdom or any such countries.
Atos SE (Societas europaea) is an international information technology services company with annual 2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 77,000 employees in 48 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services in 3 domains, Consulting & Technology Services, Systems Integration and Managed Services & BPO, and transactional services through Worldline. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Services; Public sector, Healthcare & Transports; Financial Services; Telco, Media & Utilities.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is quoted on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.