Announcement No. 25
2 October 2013
Danske Bank A/S announces Results of its Tender Offer for its
USD 1,000,000,000 Subordinated Fixed Rate Resettable Notes due 2037
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS (INCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM, AMERICAN SAMOA, WAKE ISLAND AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS), ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR TO ANY U.S. PERSON
Danske Bank A/S (the “Bank”) announces today the results of its invitation to holders of its USD 1,000,000,000 Subordinated Fixed Rate Resettable Notes due 2037 (ISIN: XS0831342679) (the “Notes”) to tender any and all of their Notes for purchase by the Bank for cash (the “Offer”).
The Offer was announced on 18 September 2013 and was made on the terms and subject to the conditions contained in the tender offer memorandum dated 18 September 2013 (the “Tender Offer Memorandum”) prepared by the Bank.
The Expiration Deadline for the Offer was 5.00 p.m. (CET) on 1 October 2013.
As at the Expiration Deadline, USD 908,465,000 in aggregate nominal amount of the Notes had been tendered pursuant to the Offer. The Bank has decided to accept in full all Notes validly tendered pursuant to the Offer.
The Bank will pay a cash purchase price for Notes accepted by it for purchase pursuant to the Offer equal to 101.50 per cent. of the nominal amount of such Notes, and the Bank will also pay an Accrued Interest Payment in respect of such Notes.
The settlement of the Offer is expected to take place on 4 October 2013.
Press related questions: Steen Blaafalk, Group Treasurer, tel. +45 45 14 63 60.
This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. No offer to buy or invitation to sell 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, including the United States and the Offer was not extended into the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (any such terms are defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended). Persons into whose possession this announcement and/or the Tender Offer Memorandum comes are required by each of the Bank, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.