08 February 2006
WERELDHAVE N.V. LAUNCHES AN ISSUE OF UP TO EURO 200 MILLION OF 5 YEAR SENIOR
UNSECURED CONVERTIBLE BONDS
Wereldhave N.V. ('Wereldhave') announced today that it has launched an offering
(the 'Offering') of up to EUR 200 million senior unsecured convertible bonds due
2011 (the 'Bonds'). The shares to be issued upon conversion of the Bonds (the
'Shares') will represent just under 10% of Wereldhave's currently issued share
The maturity of the Bonds is 5 years. The Bonds will be issued at 100 per cent
of their principal amount and will have a coupon of between 2.50 per cent and
3.00 per cent per annum payable semi-annually in arrear. The conversion price is
expected to be set at a premium of between 11 per cent and 16 per cent above a
reference price of Wereldhave's ordinary shares. The final terms of the Bonds
are expected to be announced later today through a separate press release.
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under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The securities may not be
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exemption from registration. There will be no public offering of the securities
in the United States.
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