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REG - Antofagasta PLC - PRICING OF US$500 MILLION SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

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RNS Number : 0705L  Antofagasta PLC  11 May 2022

NEWS RELEASE, 11 MAY 2022

 

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UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES
OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR TO ANY U.S. PERSON

 

 

 

Antofagasta Plc Announces Pricing of US$500 Million of 5.625% Senior Unsecured
Notes due 2032

 

 

 

Antofagasta plc ("Antofagasta", or the "Company") is pleased to announce that
yesterday it agreed the pricing of its issuance of US$500 million of 5.625%
Senior Unsecured Notes due 2032 (the "Notes"). Antofagasta intends to use the
net proceeds from the issuance for debt repayment. The Notes are being offered
and sold pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of
1933, as amended.

 

Application will be made to the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") for the
Notes to be admitted to the official list of the FCA. Application is intended
to be made to the London Stock Exchange plc for the Notes to be admitted to
trading on the London Stock Exchange's regulated market. Settlement and issue
of the Notes are expected to occur on 13 May 2022.

 

 

 

Investors - London
                                                Media
- London

Andrew Lindsay                      alindsay@antofagasta.co.uk
                   Carole Cable
 antofagasta@brunswickgroup.com

Rosario Orchard
rorchard@antofagasta.co.uk

Telephone                               +44 20 7808 0991
                                     Telephone
      +44 20 7404 5959

 

 
 
                   Media - Santiago

 
 
                   Pablo Orozco
porozco@aminerals.cl

 
 
       Carolina Pica           cpica@aminerals.cl

Telephone               +56 2 2798 7000

 

 

 

 

This announcement is not an offer, solicitation or sale of securities in the
United States or any other state or jurisdiction, and there shall not be any
offer, solicitation or sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in
which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration
or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The securities described in this announcement will only be offered in the
United States to "qualified institutional buyers" as defined in Rule 144A
under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and
outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in offshore transactions in
accordance with Regulation S thereunder. The Notes have not been and will not
be registered under the Securities Act, or under any state securities laws,
and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons absent
registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
This information is for your internal use and may not be forwarded or
redistributed to any other persons.

 

The Notes are not intended to be offered, sold or otherwise made available to
and should not be offered, sold or otherwise made available to any retail
investor in the European Economic Area ("EEA"). For these purposes, a retail
investor means a person who is one (or more) of: (i) a retail client as
defined in point (11) of Article 4(1) of Directive 2014/65/EU (as amended,
"MiFID II"); or (ii) a customer within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2016/97
(as amended, the "Insurance Distribution Directive"), where that customer
would not qualify as a professional client as defined in point (10) of Article
4(1) of MiFID II. Consequently, no key information document required by
Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 (as amended, the "PRIIPs Regulation") for
offering or selling the Notes or otherwise making them available to retail
investors in the EEA has been prepared and therefore offering or selling the
Notes or otherwise making them available to any retail investor in the EEA may
be unlawful under the PRIIPs Regulation.

 

The Notes are not intended to be offered, sold or otherwise made available to
and should not be offered, sold or otherwise made available to any retail
investor in the United Kingdom ("UK"). For these purposes, a retail investors
means a person who is one (or more) of: (i) a retail client, as defined in
point (8) of Article 2 of Regulation (EU) No 2017/575 as it forms part of
domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("EUWA");
(ii) a customer within the meaning of the provisions of the Financial Services
and Markets Act 2000 (as amended, "FSMA") and any rules or regulations made
under the FSMA to implement Directive (EU) 2016/97, where that customer would
not qualify as a professional client, as defined in point (8) of Article 2(1)
of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of
the EUWA (as amended, the "UK MiFIR"). Consequently, no key information
document required by Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 as it forms part of domestic
law by virtue of the EUWA (the "UK PRIIPs Regulation") for offering and
selling the notes or otherwise making them available to retail investors in
the UK has been prepared and therefore offering or selling the Notes or
otherwise making them available to any retail investor in the UK may be
unlawful under the UK PRIIPs Regulation.

 

The information in this announcement is only being distributed to and is only
directed at (i) persons who are outside the UK or (ii) investment
professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and
Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") or (iii) high
net worth companies, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be
communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such
persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). The Notes are only
available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or
otherwise acquire such Notes will be engaged in only with, relevant persons.
Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this
document or any of its contents. Any investment activity to which this
announcement relates is reserved for relevant persons only and may only be
engaged in by relevant persons.

 

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an
offer to buy or an advertisement in respect of Notes in any province or
territory of Canada other than to investors that are "accredited investors" as
defined in National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions, or the Securities
Act (Ontario), as applicable, and "permitted clients" as defined in National
Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant
Obligations.

 

Neither this announcement nor anything contained herein shall form the basis
of any contract or commitment whatsoever. Recipients of this announcement are
not to construe the contents of this communication as legal, tax or investment
advice and recipients should consult their own advisors in this regard.

 

 

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