First Data Announces Offering of $850 Million Senior Secured Notes
Atlanta, March 9, 2012 First Data Corporation (First Data) today announced that it intends to offer $850 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2019 (the Notes). In accordance with the terms of its senior secured credit facilities, First Data will use the proceeds from the offering to repay a portion of its outstanding senior secured term loans.
The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and other applicable securities laws.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This notice is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135(c) under the Securities Act.
This press release includes certain disclosures which contain forward-looking statements. You can identify forward-looking statements because they contain words such as believes and expects. Forward-looking statements are based on the Companys current expectations and assumptions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements, which are neither statements of historical fact nor guarantees or assurances of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are set forth in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 under the caption Risk Factors.
Chip Swearngan, First Data