Hologic Announces Offering of $950 Million of Senior Notes Due 2029
-- Proceeds from Offering Will Be Used to Refinance Existing 4.375% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2025 --
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that it has launched, subject to market and other conditions, a private offering of $950 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2029. Hologic intends to use the proceeds of the offering and available cash to refinance its existing 4.375% senior unsecured notes due 2025 (the 2025 notes), and will use current cash to pay transaction-related premiums, fees and expenses.
The 2029 notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities law. The 2029 notes are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act, and outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
Hologic expects to redeem all of its outstanding 2025 notes on or about October 15, 2020, subject to the completion of this offering and the receipt of proceeds, for an aggregate redemption price (including redemption premium) of $970.786 million, and a final interest payment.
This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any jurisdiction where the offer, solicitation or sale is not permitted.
About Hologic, Inc.
Hologic, Inc. is an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women's health and well-being through early detection and treatment.
Hologic, The Science of Sure, and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Hologic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.
This news release contains forward-looking information that involves risks and uncertainties, including statements about the Company's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions. Such statements include, without limitation, the Company's intention to issue the 2029 notes and the use of proceeds of the offering. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. The offering may also be adversely affected by prevailing credit markets, which have been subject to significant volatility, or adverse changes to Hologic's business or prospects. Hologic cannot assure it will complete the issuance of the 2029 notes on favorable terms, if at all. The risks included above are not exhaustive. Other factors that could adversely affect the Company's business and prospects are described in the filings made by Hologic with the SEC. Hologic expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements presented herein to reflect any change in expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based.
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