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YIT Announces Indicative Tender Offer Results for its outstanding notes due 2021 and 2023
YIT Corporation announces today the indicative results of the invitation to the holders of its EUR 100 million 3.150 per cent notes due 11 June 2021 (ISIN: FI4000330824) (the “2021 Notes”) and EUR 150 million 4.250 per cent notes due 11 June 2023 (ISIN: FI4000330832) (the “2023 Notes” and, together with the 2021 Notes, the “Notes”) to tender the Notes for cash on the terms and conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated 16 March 2021.
The offer period for the Tender Offer expired at 4:00 p.m. Finnish time (EET) on 24 March 2021. At the expiration deadline, the aggregate nominal amount of the Notes validly tendered by the noteholders for purchase was EUR 96.53 million for the 2021 Notes and EUR 104.84 million for the 2023 Notes.
Pursuant to the Tender Offer, the company has reserved the right, in its sole discretion, to decide on the acceptance for purchase of the Notes, including not to accept any purchase of the tendered Notes. Whether the company will purchase any Notes is subject to, without limitation, the pricing of the issue of the New Notes and the execution of an Issuance Agreement between the Joint Lead Managers and the company. If the company chooses to accept the Notes tendered for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offer, tender instructions are indicatively expected to be accepted in full. The company expects to announce the final results of the Tender Offer, and whether the new issue condition has been fulfilled or not, as soon as feasible, but at the latest on 31 March 2021.
OP Corporate Bank plc acts as Dealer Manager and Tender Agent for the Tender Offer. Information in respect of the Tender Offer may be obtained from the Dealer Manager.
OP Corporate Bank plc, +358 50 599 1281, firstname.lastname@example.org
OP Corporate Bank plc
Karo Nukarinen, SVP, Treasury, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 50 564 0920, email@example.com
Tommi Järvenpää, VP, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 40 576 0288, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President, Investor Relations
Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, major media, www.yitgroup.com
YIT is the largest Finnish and a significant North European urban developer and construction company. Our goal is to create more sustainable, functional and attractive cities and living environments. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We also specialise in demanding infrastructure construction. We own properties together with our partners, which supports the implementation of our significant development projects. We also provide our customers with services that increase the value of properties. We employ approximately 7,400 professionals in ten countries: Finland, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Our revenue in 2020 was approximately EUR 3.1 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com
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