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Vale announces expiration and results of cash tender offers for notes due 2026, 2034, 2032, 2039, 2036 and 2042
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Jun 09, 2022, 10:03 PM ET
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vale S.A. ("Vale"), Vale Canada Limited ("Vale Canada") and Vale Overseas Limited ("Vale Overseas," and together with Vale and Vale Canada, the "Offerors") announce the expiration of the previously announced offers to purchase (the "Offers") with respect to any and all of the Notes issued by the Offerors of the series set forth in the table below (the "Notes" and each a "series" of Notes).
The Offerors also announce the expiration date results of the Offers as of the Expiration Date (as defined below) as set forth in the table below, including the aggregate principal amount of Notes validly tendered and accepted in such Offers, and the aggregate principal amount of Notes reflected in notices of guaranteed delivery delivered at or prior to the Expiration Date:
Title of Security
CUSIP / ISIN Nos.
Per $1,000 principal amount. All holders of Notes accepted for purchase will also receive accrued and unpaid interest on Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase from and including the applicable last interest payment date up to, but not including, the Settlement Date (as defined below).
The amounts do not include the principal amount of Notes with respect to which holders have delivered notices of guaranteed delivery.
The Offers were made upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offer to purchase dated June 3, 2022 (the "Offer to Purchase") relating to the Notes and the accompanying notice of guaranteed delivery. The Offers expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, today (the "Expiration Date"). The settlement date with respect to the Offers is expected to occur on June 14, 2022 (the "Settlement Date").
In order to be eligible to participate in the Offers, holders of Notes who delivered notices of guaranteed delivery prior to the Expiration Date must deliver such Notes no later than 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 13, 2022 (the "Guaranteed Delivery Date"), pursuant to the Guaranteed Delivery Procedures (as defined in the Offer to Purchase).
The Offerors' obligation to accept Notes tendered in the Offers is subject to the terms and conditions of the Offer to Purchase, which is hereby amended to increase the maximum aggregate principal amount of Notes that the Offerors will purchase pursuant to the Offers from US$1,000,000,000 to US$1,313,987,000 (as amended, the "Maximum Purchase Amount"). As a result, on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, as amended, the Offerors have accepted for purchase all of the Notes validly tendered, and expect to accept all of the Notes validly delivered on or prior to the Guaranteed Delivery Date pursuant to the Guaranteed Delivery Procedures.
The aggregate principal amount of Notes that will be purchased by the Offerors on the Settlement Date is subject to change based on deliveries of Notes pursuant to the Guaranteed Delivery Procedures. The aggregate principal amount of Notes accepted and expected to be accepted in the Offers, excluding any premium and accrued and unpaid interest, will be approximately US$1,313,987,000.
All conditions described in the Offer to Purchase that were to be satisfied or waived on or prior to the Expiration Date have been satisfied.
Vale has retained BMO Capital Markets Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. to serve as dealer managers and D.F. King & Co., Inc. to serve as tender and information agent for the Offers.
This news release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. The Offers were made only by, and pursuant to the terms of, the Offer to Purchase. The Offers were not made in any jurisdiction in which the making or acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the securities, blue sky or other laws of such jurisdiction. In any jurisdiction where the laws required the Offers to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the Offers were made by the dealer managers on behalf of the Offerors. None of the Offerors, the tender and information agent, the dealer managers or the trustee with respect to the Notes, nor any of their affiliates, made any recommendation as to whether holders should have tendered or refrained from tendering all or any portion of their Notes in response to the Offers. None of the Offerors, the tender and information agent, the dealer managers or the trustee with respect to the Notes, nor any of their affiliates, have authorized any person to give any information or to make any representation in connection with the Offers other than the information and representations contained in the Offer to Purchase.
This press release may include statements that present Vale's expectations about future events or results. All statements, when based upon expectations about the future, involve various risks and uncertainties. Vale cannot guarantee that such statements will prove correct. These risks and uncertainties include factors related to the following: (a) the countries where we operate, especially Brazil and Canada; (b) the global economy; (c) the capital markets; (d) the mining and metals prices and their dependence on global industrial production, which is cyclical by nature; and (e) global competition in the markets in which Vale operates. To obtain further information on factors that may lead to results different from those forecast by Vale, please consult the reports Vale files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Brazilian Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM) and in particular the factors discussed under "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in Vale's annual report on Form 20-F.
SOURCE Vale S.A.