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SABMiller PLC
13 August 2013
 



 

13 August 2013

 

SABMiller Bond Issue

 

 

SABMiller plc (the "Company") announces that on 13 August 2013 its wholly-owned subsidiary SABMiller Holdings Inc. completed a US$1,100,000,000 bond issue, comprising US$750,000,000 2.20% notes due August 2018 and US$350,000,000 floating rate notes due August 2018 (the "Notes"). The Notes have been issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the US Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) (the "Act") and are listed on the Official List of the Irish Stock Exchange and admitted to trading on its regulated market. The Notes are guaranteed by the Company.

 

This announcement may not be distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. It does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities referred to herein or an invitation or inducement to purchase such securities.

 

The Notes have not been and will not be, registered under the Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the Act) unless they are registered under the Act or pursuant to an exemption from registration. No public offer of the Notes is being made in the United States.

 

This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or any solicitation to purchase nor shall it, or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on, in any purchase. This announcement and any subsequent offer of securities may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons receiving this announcement or any subsequent offer should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Failure to comply with such restrictions may violate securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

 

Any application for or purchase of securities issued by the Issuer should only be made on the basis of the information contained in the formal prospectus dated 9 August 2013 and any supplement or amendment thereto. The prospectus contains detailed information about the Issuer, the Company and their management, as well as financial statements and other financial data relating to the Company. A copy of the prospectus is available for viewing on the list of approved prospectuses on the website of the Central Bank of Ireland at www.centralbank.ie and will shortly be available for viewing on the Company's website at www.sabmiller.com. 

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About SABMiller plc

SABMiller is one of the world's largest brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. The group's wide portfolio includes global brands such as PilsnerUrquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as leading local brands such as Aguila (Colombia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia) and Tyskie (Poland). SABMiller also has growing soft drinks businesses and is one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.

In the year ended 31 March 2013, the group reported EBITA of US$6,421 million and group revenue of US$34,487 million.  SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.

 

This announcement is available on the company website: www.sabmiller.com

High resolution images are available for the media to view and download free of charge from the News and Media section of www.sabmiller.com or www.newscast.co.uk

Contact

SABMiller plc


Tel: +44 20 7659 0100

Catherine May

Director of Corporate Affairs

Tel: +44 20 7927 4709

David Mallac

Group Treasurer

Tel: +44 1483 264187

Gary Leibowitz

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 20 7659 0174

Richard Farnsworth

Business Media Relations Manager

Tel: +44 20 7659 0188

 


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