4finance announces closing of new USD 325 million bond issue, settlement of tender offer and unconditional early redemption of SEK bond

3 May 2017. 4finance S.A. (the “Company”) announces that the closing of its recent new issue of USD 325 million USD Notes due 2022, and their listing on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange, occurred on 28 April 2017.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, JAPAN, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

The associated tender offer for the Company’s existing USD 2019 Notes was also settled on 28 April 2017 and the USD 132 million of tendered notes have now been cancelled. A notional amount of USD 68 million of the USD 2019 Notes remains outstanding.

The closing of the new USD 2022 Notes satisfies the conditions for the conditional early redemption of the Company’s SEK 2018 Bonds with ISIN SE0006594412, previously announced on 30 March 2017. Consequently, the early redemption of the SEK 2018 Bonds is now irrevocable, and will proceed with the record date of 23 May 2017 and the redemption date of 31 May 2017.

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited acted as lead manager and sole bookrunner,
with ABG Sundal Collier ASA as co-manager.

For more information, please contact: 4finance
Email: investorrelations@4finance.com
James Etherington (Investor Relations) : +44 (0)7766 697 950
Guy Middleton (Head of PR): +44 (0)7782 329 663

 Instinctif Partners (International Media)
Email: 4finance@instinctif.com
Mark Walter / Guy Scarborough / Jordan Campbell
+44 (0)20 7866 7887

These materials are not an offer for sale of securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Company has not registered, and does not intend to register, any part of the New Notes in the United States, and has not conducted, and does not intend to conduct, a public offering of the New Notes in the United States.

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