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United Mexican States - Final Results Press Release

MEXICO D.F., Mexico, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with the United Mexican States' ("Mexico") previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase the notes of the series listed in the table below (collectively, the "Old Notes"), Mexico has instructed HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., acting as billing and delivering bank, to accept, subject to proration and other terms and conditions contained in the Offer to Purchase, dated January 9, 2014 (the "Offer to Purchase"), valid Preferred  Tenders.  All capitalized terms used but not defined in this communication have the respective meanings specified in the Offer to Purchase.

The Maximum Purchase Amount applicable to the Tender Offer is U.S.$ 1.5 billion.

The aggregate principal amount of Preferred Tenders of each series of Old Notes that has been accepted are shown in the table below. No Non-Preferred Tenders have been accepted. Pursuant to the terms of the Offer to Purchase, proration of Preferred Tenders has occurred.

 

Old Notes

Aggregate Principal Amount of Preferred Tenders

Aggregate Principal Amount of Preferred Tenders

Accepted

11.50% Global Bonds due 2026

U.S.$7,000,000

U.S.$7,000,000

8.30% Global Notes due 2031

U.S.$159,582,000

U.S.$159,582,000

7.50% Global Notes due 2033

U.S.$230,568,000

U.S.$230,568,000

6.75% Global Notes due 2034

U.S.$786,554,000

U.S.$527,903,000

6.05% Global Notes due 2040

U.S.$1,561,278,000

U.S.$312,245,000

 

The Dealer Managers for the Tender Offer were:

 

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

Attention: Liability Management Group

Eleven Madison Avenue

New York, New York  10010

In the United States: +1(212) 538-2147
or +1(800) 820-1653 (U.S. toll free)

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

Attention: Global Liability Management Group

452 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York  10018

In the United States: +1-212-525-5552
or +1(888) HSBC-4LM (U.S. toll free)

Questions regarding the Tender Offer may be directed to the Dealer Managers at the above contact.

The Offer to Purchase may be downloaded from the Information Agent's website at http://www.bondcom.com/ums or obtained from the Information Agent, Bondholder Communications Group, in New York, 30 Broad Street, 46th floor, New York, NY 10004 (Tel. +1 212 809 2663) Attention: Monique Santos (e-mail: [email protected]) or from any of the Dealer Managers.

Important Notice

The distribution of materials relating to the Tender Offer and the transactions contemplated by the Tender Offer may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions.  The Tender Offer is void in all jurisdictions where it is prohibited.  If materials relating to the Tender Offer come into your possession, you are required by Mexico to inform yourself of and to observe all of these restrictions.  The materials relating to the Tender Offer, including this communication, do not constitute, and may not be used in connection with, an offer or solicitation in any place where offers or solicitations are not permitted by law.  If a jurisdiction requires that the Tender Offer be made by a licensed broker or dealer and a Dealer Manager or any affiliate of a Dealer Manager is a licensed broker or dealer in that jurisdiction, the Tender Offer, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be made by the Dealer Manager or such affiliate on behalf of Mexico in that jurisdiction.  Owners who may lawfully participate in the Tender Offer in accordance with the terms thereof are referred to as "holders."

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. 

The Tender Offer does not constitute a public offering within the meaning of Article 3, §2 of the Belgian Law of June 16, 2006 on public offering of securities and admission of securities to trading on a regulated market (the "Prospectus Law").  The Tender Offer does not constitute a public offering within the meaning of Article 3, §2 of the Prospectus Law nor pursuant to Articles 3, §1, 1° and 6 of the Belgian Law of April 1, 2007 on takeover bids (the "Takeover Law").  The Tender Offer will be exclusively conducted under applicable private placement exemptions and has therefore not been, and will not be, notified to, and any other offer material relating to the Tender Offer has not been, and will not be, approved by, the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (Autorite des services et marches financiers/Autoriteit voor Financiele Diensten en Markten).

The Tender Offer materials may only be advertised, offered or distributed in any way, directly or indirectly, to any persons located and/or resident in Belgium who qualify as "Qualified Investors" as defined in Article 10, §1 of the Prospectus Law and as referred to in Article 6, §3, 1° of the Takeover Law, and who are acting for their own account, or in other circumstances which do not constitute a public offering in Belgium pursuant to the Prospectus Law and the Takeover Law.

The Old Notes will not be registered under Law 18,045, as amended, of Chile with the SVS and, accordingly, the Old Notes cannot and will not be offered or sold to persons in Chile except in circumstances which have not resulted and will not result in a public offering under Chilean law, and in compliance with Norma de Caracter General (Rule) No. 336, dated June 27, 2012, issued by the Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros de Chile (Superintendency of Securities and Insurance of Chile.

The Tender Offer does not constitute and may not be used for, or in connection with, a public offering as defined in the laws of the Republic of Colombia and shall be valid in Colombia only to the extent permitted by Colombian law. The Old Notes have not been registered in the Republic of Colombia and may only be exchanged in the territory of the Republic of Colombia to the extent permitted by applicable law.

In Luxembourg, this announcement has been prepared on the basis that the Tender Offer will be made pursuant to an exemption under Article 3 of the Prospectus Directive from the requirement to produce a prospectus for offers of securities.

The Offer to Purchase has not been approved by the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (Comision Nacional Bancaria y de Valores).  The Offer to Purchase may not be publicly made or distributed in Mexico, but may be made to qualified or institutional investors pursuant to the private placement exemption set forth under Article 8 of the Mexican Securities Market Law.

This communication is not intended for any person who is not qualified as an accredited investor, in accordance with provisions set forth in CONASEV Resolution No. 079-2008-EF/94.01.1, and as subsequently amended. No legal, financial, tax or any other kind of advice is hereby being provided.

None of the offer materials related to the Tender Offer have been approved or registered in the administrative registries of the Spanish Securities Market Commission (Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores).

This announcement is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) to investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (as so amended, the "Order") or (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Articles 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such other persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates is available only to relevant persons and will be engaged in only with relevant persons.  Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this announcement or any of its contents.

The Tender Offer qualifies as a private placement pursuant to section 2 of Uruguayan law 18.627. The Old Notes are not and will not be registered with the Central Bank of Uruguay to be publicly offered in Uruguay.          

 

 

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SOURCE United Mexican States

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