Air Berlin PLC intends to increase by way of a private placement of further notes to institutional investors outside the United States (in reliance on Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933) the volume of its bond issued on 19 April 2011 with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 150 million, a coupon of 8.25% per annum and a maturity date of 19 April 2018 (ISIN DE000AB100B4). It is intended to issue an additional tranche of notes in the aggregate principal amount of at least EUR 50 million. As a result, the total principal amount of the bond would be increased to at least EUR 200 million. The additional notes are to be issued at 101.50% of their principal amount. The terms and conditions of the bond including its maturity date of 19 April 2018 will continue to apply (also to the additional notes) without any change.
The issue date of the additional notes is expected to be on or about 21 January 2014. Within 40 calendar days after the issue date, the additional notes shall be included into the Bondm trading segment of the open market (Freiverkehr) of the Baden-Württemberg Stock Exchange in Stuttgart and listed on the Main Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. Air Berlin PLC intends to use the net proceeds from the increase of the aggregate principal amount of the bond for the partial refinancing of the bond due 1 November 2014 (ISIN DE000AB100C2) and for general corporate purposes. quirin bank AG is the Lead Manager of the increase of the bond issue.
Air Berlin PLC The Hour House 32 High Street Rickmansworth WD3 1ER Hertfordshire Great Britain ISIN GB00B128C026, WKN AB1000 (Share) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard), ISIN DE000A0NQ9H6 (Con-vertible Bonds 2007) Euro MTF Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, ISIN DE000AB100A6 (Bond 2010), ISIN DE000AB100B4 (Bond April 2011) and ISIN DE000AB100C2 (Bond November 2011) each of the three bonds segment Bondm of the open market of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange and Main Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange, ISIN DE000A1HGM38 (Convertible Bonds 2013) Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
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