Fiserv Prices $1.75 Billion Senior Notes Offering
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) , a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that it has priced a public offering of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes consisting of the following:
- $850 million of senior notes that mature in 2020 and bear interest at a rate of 2.70%, and
- $900 million of senior notes that mature in 2025 and bear interest at a rate of 3.85%.
The offering is expected to close May 22, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. Fiserv intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to redeem all of its outstanding $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.125% senior notes due 2016 and all of its outstanding $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.800% senior notes due 2017 and to repay outstanding debt under its revolving credit facility. Fiserv intends to use any remaining net proceeds for general corporate purposes, which may include repaying a portion of its term loan facility or its outstanding $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.125% senior notes due 2015.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., PNC Capital Markets LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are the joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, which are part of a shelf registration statement Fiserv filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated toll-free at 1-800-294-1322 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC toll-free at 1-800-645-3751 or by email to email@example.com. An electronic copy of the prospectus and prospectus supplement is available from the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) enables clients to achieve best-in-class results by driving quality and innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and business insights and optimization. For more than 30 years, Fiserv has been a leader in financial services technology, and today is among FORTUNE(R) magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies and Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Employers.
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