LivaNova Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $250 Million of 3.00% Cash Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2025
The notes will be senior, unsecured obligations of
The notes will be exchangeable at the option of the holders only under certain circumstances and solely into cash in an amount based on the trading prices of LivaNova’s ordinary shares during a related observation period. The notes will not be exchangeable into ordinary shares of
The notes will mature on
In connection with the pricing of the notes, the issuer entered into privately negotiated capped call transactions with one or more of the initial purchasers in the note offering or their respective affiliates and/or other financial institutions having an expiration date that is the same as the maturity date of the notes. The capped call transactions would cover, subject to anti-dilution adjustments substantially similar to those applicable to the notes, the number of LivaNova’s ordinary shares underlying the notes and are expected generally to offset any cash payments the issuer is required to make upon exchange of the notes in excess of the principal amount thereof in the event that the market value per ordinary share, as measured under the capped call transactions, is greater than the strike price of the capped call transactions, with such offset being subject to a cap. The cap price of the capped call transactions will initially be
The issuer expects that, in connection with establishing their initial hedges of the capped call transactions, the counterparties to the capped call transactions or their respective affiliates will enter into various derivative transactions with respect to LivaNova’s ordinary shares and/or purchase ordinary shares concurrently with or shortly after the pricing of the notes. This activity could increase (or reduce the size of any decrease in) the market price of ordinary shares or the notes at that time. In addition, the issuer expects that the counterparties to the capped call transactions or their respective affiliates may modify their hedge positions by entering into or unwinding various derivatives with respect to the ordinary shares and/or by purchasing or selling ordinary shares or other securities of
The issuer expects to use the net proceeds of the offering, together with the net proceeds of a financing that the company separately announced yesterday, after fees, discounts, commissions and other offering expenses, (i) to repay all amounts outstanding under its existing credit facilities substantially concurrently with closing of this offering and the concurrent financing, (ii) to pay the cost of the capped call transactions described above and (iii) for general corporate purposes.
The notes were only offered to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act. The notes have not been, nor will they be, registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction, and unless so registered, they may not be offered or sold in
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any offer or sale of, the notes in any state or jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale of the notes would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification thereof under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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This news release contains “forward-looking statements” concerning our goals, beliefs, expectations, strategies, objectives, plans and underlying assumptions and other statements that are not necessarily based on historical facts. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the closing and use of any proceeds of the note offering. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including those factors set forth in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
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