Anglo American plc (the "Company")
Registered office: 20 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AN
Registered number: 3564138 (incorporated in England and Wales)
Legal Entity Identifier: 549300S9XF92D1X8ME43
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH IT WOULD BE UNLAWFUL TO DO SO.
NOT AN OFFER FOR SALE OF SECURITIES
9 September 2020
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RNS PUBLICATION FORM
Issue of Notes
Anglo American plc (the "Company") announces that its subsidiary, Anglo American Capital plc (the "Issuer"), has priced an issue of US$1,000,000,000 2.625% Senior Notes due 2030 and US$500,000,000 3.950% Senior Notes due 2050 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be issued by Anglo American Capital plc and guaranteed by Anglo American plc. The offering is expected to settle on 10 September 2020.
The net proceeds from the offering, if completed, will be applied to fund the Issuer's offers to purchase (i) a portion of the Issuer's €377,819,000 2.500% Guaranteed Notes due 2021 and €750,000,000 3.500% Guaranteed Notes due 2022 and (ii) any and all of the Issuer's US$ 600,000,000 4.125% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Tender Offers"). Any net proceeds of the offering not used to repurchase notes in the Tender Offers, will be used for general corporate purposes, including but not limited to financing potential future liability management activities such as redemptions of outstanding securities.
It is expected that the Notes will be admitted to the official list of the Financial Conduct Authority and admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange.
For further information, please contact:
Deputy Company Secretary
20 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AN
DISCLAIMER - INTENDED ADDRESSEES
The Notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), subject to prevailing market and other conditions. There is no assurance that the offering will be completed or, if completed, as to the terms on which it is completed. The Notes to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or unless pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any other applicable securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
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1. Anglo American plc - LEI 549300S9XF92D1X8ME43
2. Anglo American Capital plc - LEI TINT358G1SSHR3L3PW36