Nokia Announces Final Results for its Tender Offers and the New Notes Issue

Nokia Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
17 February 2023 at 14:30 EET

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Nokia Announces Final Results for its Tender Offers and the New Notes Issue

Espoo, Finland –
Nokia Corporation (“Nokia”), announced on 9 February 2023 that it has separately invited holders of each Series of the Notes (as defined below) issued under Nokia’s EUR 5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme (each such invitation a “Tender Offer” and, together, the “Tender Offers”) to tender their EUR 750,000,000 2.000 per cent. Notes due 15 March 2024 (the “2024 Notes”), EUR 500,000,000 2.375 per cent. Notes due 15 May 2025 (the “2025 Notes”) and EUR 750,000,000 2.000 per cent. Notes due 11 March 2026 (the “2026 Notes” and, together with the 2024 Notes and the 2025 Notes, the “Notes” and each a “Series”) for purchase for cash up to the Maximum Acceptance Amount (as defined in the Tender Offer Memorandum).

The Tender Offers were made on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the tender offer memorandum dated 9 February 2023 (the “Tender Offer Memorandum”). Capitalised terms not defined herein have the meaning ascribed to them in the Tender Offer Memorandum.

The Expiration Deadline for the Tender Offers was 4.00 p.m. (London time) on 16 February 2023.

Nokia hereby informs Noteholders that set out in the table below is: (i) each Series Acceptance Amount; (ii) the aggregate nominal amount of Notes tendered for purchase pursuant to each Tender Offer; (iii) each Purchase Yield; (iv) each Interpolated Mid-Swap Rate; (v) each Purchase Price; (vi) the pro-ration factor that will be applied to valid tenders of Notes of each Series; and (vii) the aggregate nominal amount of each Series of the Notes that remain outstanding following settlement of the Tender Offers.

Notes ISIN / Common Code Purchase Spread Interpolated Mid-Swap Rate Purchase Yield Purchase Price Aggregate nominal amount tendered for purchase Series Acceptance Amount Pro-ration Factor Aggregate nominal amount that remain outstanding following settlement
2024 Notes XS1577731604 / 157773160 -35 bps 3.588% 3.238%% 98.728% EUR 372,472,000 EUR 372,472,000 100% EUR 377,528,000
2025 Notes XS2171759256 / 217175925 +5 bps 3.530% 3.580% 97.456% EUR 207,843,000 EUR 207,843,000 100% EUR 292,157,000
2026 Notes XS1960685383 / 196068538 +25 bps 3.395% 3.645% 95.331% EUR 256,879,000 EUR 119,685,000 approximately 43.513% EUR 630,315,000

The Final Acceptance Amount is EUR 700,000,000.

Nokia will also pay Accrued Interest in respect of the Notes purchased pursuant to the Tender Offers.

On 10 February 2023, Nokia priced a new issue of €500,000,000 4.375 per cent. Notes due 21 August 2031 (the “New Notes”). Application will be made for the New Notes to be admitted to listing and trading on Euronext Dublin.

The New Financing Condition has been satisfied, subject to the issuance of the New Notes. The New Notes have been priced and a subscription agreement between Nokia and the joint bookrunners named therein for the purchase of, and subscription for, the New Notes has been signed and remains in full force and effect as of the date hereof.

The Settlement Date for the Tender Offers and the New Notes is expected to be 21 February 2023.

Notes purchased by Nokia pursuant to the Tender Offers will be immediately cancelled. Notes which have not been validly submitted and accepted for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers will remain outstanding after the Settlement Date.

The Tender Offers have now expired and no further Notes can be tendered for purchase.

Joint Dealer Managers

BofA Securities SA, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft and UniCredit Bank AG (the “Joint Dealer Managers”) are acting as Joint Dealer Managers for the Tender Offers. Investors with questions may contact the Joint Dealer Managers at the addresses and numbers shown below.

BofA Securities SA Citigroup Global Markets Limited
51, rue La Boétie
75008 Paris
France
Citigroup Centre
Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London E14 5LB
United Kingdom
Tel.: +33 1 877 01057
Attn.: Liability Management Group
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 20 7986 8969
Attn.: Liability Management Group
Email: [email protected]
   
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft UniCredit Bank AG
Mainzer Landstr. 11-17
60329 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
UniCredit Bank AG
Arabellastraße 12
81925 Munich
Germany
Tel: +44 207 545 8011
Attn.: Liability Management Group

 

Tel: +39 02 8862 0581
Attn.: Liability Management
Email: [email protected]

Copies of the Tender Offer Memorandum can be requested from the Tender Agent, Kroll Issuer Services Limited, at: +44 20 7704 0880 or at [email protected].

DISCLAIMER
This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. No offer or invitation to acquire any securities is being made pursuant to this announcement. The distribution of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this announcement and/or the Tender Offer Memorandum comes are required by each of Nokia, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.

About Nokia
At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together.

As a trusted partner for critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. We create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs.

Adhering to high standards of integrity and security, we help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world.

Inquiries:

Nokia
Communications
Phone: +358 10 448 4900
Email: [email protected]
Maria Vaismaa, Global Head of Public Relations

Nokia
Investor Relations
Phone: +358 40 803 4080
Email: [email protected]

Forward-looking statements
Certain statements herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect Nokia’s current expectations and views of future developments and include statements regarding: A) expectations, plans, benefits or outlook related to our strategies, product launches, growth management, sustainability and other ESG targets, operational key performance indicators and decisions on market exits; B) expectations, plans or benefits related to future performance of our businesses (including the expected impact, timing and duration of COVID-19 and the general macroeconomic conditions on our businesses, our supply chain and our customers’ businesses) and any future dividends and other distributions of profit; C) expectations and targets regarding financial performance and results of operations, including market share, prices, net sales, income, margins, cash flows, the timing of receivables, operating expenses, provisions, impairments, taxes, currency exchange rates, hedging, investment funds, inflation, product cost reductions, competitiveness, revenue generation in any specific region, and licensing income and payments; D) ability to execute, expectations, plans or benefits related to changes in organisational structure and operating model; E) impact on revenue with respect to litigation/renewal discussions; and F) any statements preceded by or including “continue”, “believe”, “commit”, “estimate”, “expect”, “aim”, “influence”, “will” or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could cause our actual results to differ materially from such statements. These statements are based on management’s best assumptions and beliefs in light of the information currently available to them. These forward-looking statements are only predictions based upon our current expectations and views of future events and developments and are subject to risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future.

 

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