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Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile Announces Early Results of the Tender Offers for its 4.500% Notes Due 2023 and 4.500% Notes Due 2025

Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile Announces Early Results of the Tender Offers for its 4.500% Notes Due 2023 and 4.500% Notes Due 2025

PR Newswire

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CORPORACIÓN NACIONAL DEL COBRE DE CHILE (the “Company” or “CODELCO“) announced today the early results as of 5:00 p.m. (New York Time) on February 8, 2019 (the “Early Tender Date“) of its previously announced offer to purchase for cash (the “Maximum Tender Offer“) up to an Aggregate Maximum Principal Amount (as described below) of its outstanding 4.500% Notes due 2023 and 4.500% Notes due 2025 (collectively, the “Maximum Tender Offer Notes“), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated January 28, 2019 (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Offer to Purchase“) and the accompanying Letter of Transmittal dated January 28, 2019 (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Letter of Transmittal” and, together with the Offer to Purchase, the “Offer Documents“).

The “Aggregate Maximum Principal Amount” with respect to the Maximum Tender Offer is U.S.$1,907,497,000 less the aggregate principal amount of notes purchased pursuant to CODELCO’s previously announced offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 3.750% Notes due 2020, 3.875% Notes due 2021 and 3.000% Notes due 2022 (the “Any and All Tender Offer“). A total principal amount of $745,084,000 of notes were validly tendered pursuant to the Any and All Tender Offer, all of which were purchased by CODELCO on February 6, 2019.


CODELCO has been advised by the tender agent that, as of the Early Tender Date, the amounts set forth in the table below of each series of Maximum Tender Offer Notes had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn. CODELCO intends to accept for purchase all Maximum Tender Offer Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Early Tender Date.

The “MTO Total Consideration” payable per U.S.$1,000 principal amount of each series of Maximum Tender Offer Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase was determined by the Dealer Managers (as defined below) based on a spread over a reference US Treasury Security, as set forth in the table below, in accordance with standard market practice as of 2:00 p.m. (New York City Time) on February 8, 2019. The MTO Total Consideration payable by CODELCO per $1,000 principal amount of Maximum Tender Offer Notes accepted for purchase has been set at $1,052.18 for its 4.500% Notes due 2023 and $1,044.32 for its 4.500% Notes due 2025.

Title of Security

CUSIP and ISIN
Numbers

Principal Amount
Tendered

Acceptance Priority level

Early Tender
Payment

(Per U.S. $1,000
principal amount)

Fixed Spread (bps)

Reference U.S.
Treasury Security

Reference Yield(Determined on February 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.)

MTO Total Consideration
(Per U.S. $1,000
principal amount)

4.500%
Notes Due
2025

CUSIP:21987BAV0
P3143NAW4
ISIN:US21987BAV09 USP3143NAW40

U.S.$552,754,000

1

U.S.$30

129

2.625% U.S.
Treasury Notes
due December
31, 2023

2.445%

U.S.$1,044.32

4.500% Notes Due 2023

CUSIP: 21987BAS7
P3143NAR5
ISIN:US21987BAQS79
USP3143NAR54

U.S.$228,674,000

2

U.S.$30

80

2.625% U.S.
Treasury Notes
due December
31, 2023

2.445%

U.S.$1,052.18

It is anticipated that payment for the Maximum Tender Offer Notes that were validly tendered and accepted for purchase as of the Early Tender Date will be made on February 12, 2019, the second business day after the Early Tender Date (the “Maximum Tender Early Settlement Date“).

Additional Information

Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. are acting as Dealer Managers (the “Dealer Managers”) for the Maximum Tender Offer. Global Bondholder Services Corporation has been appointed as the tender agent and information agent for the Maximum Tender Offer.

Persons with questions regarding the Maximum Tender Offer should contact Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at (212) 723-6106 (collect) or (800) 558 3745 (toll-free), HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. at (212) 525-5552 (collect) or (888) 472-2456 (toll-free), J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at (212) 834‑7279 (collect) or (866) 846‑2874 (toll-free) and Scotia Capital (USA) at (212) 225-5559 (collect) or (800) 372-3930 (toll-free).

This press release is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security. The Maximum Tender Offer is being made solely pursuant to the Offer Documents.

The Maximum Tender Offer does not constitute, and the Offer Documents may not be used in connection with, an offer or solicitation by anyone in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is not permitted by law or in which the person making such offer or solicitation is not qualified to do so or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such offer or solicitation.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to the Company’s expectations regarding the performance of its business, financial results, liquidity and capital resources, contingencies and other non-historical statements. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or the negative version of these words or other comparable words. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The Company is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. More detailed information about these and other factors is set forth in the Offer Documents.

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SOURCE Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile

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