3.25% Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due May 2020
On 20 May 2015, Ablynx completed the placement of EUR 100 million senior unsecured Convertible Bonds due May 2020.
The Bonds were placed through an accelerated book building placement with qualified investors outside the United States, in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The Bonds will mature on 27 May 2020 (5 years), will be in dematerialised form in the denomination of EUR 100,000 each, will be issued at par and will be redeemed at par at maturity.
The Bonds will pay a coupon of 3.25% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears on 27 November and 27 May of each year, beginning on 27 November 2015. The annual yield to maturity of the Bonds is 3.25%.
The initial price for the conversion of the bonds into Ordinary Shares of the Issuer shall be EUR 12.93, representing approximately a 26.5% premium above the reference price of EUR 10.2219, being the VWAP of the Ordinary Shares on Euronext Brussels on 20 May 2015. At the initial conversion price, the Convertible Bonds will be convertible into 7,733,952 fully paid up Ordinary Shares of the Issuer.
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