Do not distribute, directly or indirectly, in the United States or any jurisdiction in which such distribution would be illegal.
Announcement of the pre-stabilization period
BNP Paribas (contact: Stanford Hartman phone: 0207 595 8222 hereby notifies, as stabilization coordinator, that the stabilization manager (s) named below may stabilize the supply of the following securities in accordance with the Commission Delegated Regulation EU / 2016/1052 under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU / 596/2014).
|Guarantor (if applicable):|
|Overall nominal amount:||600 million euros|
|The description:||2.5% JUNE 7, 2028|
|Other conditions of the offer:|
|Stabilization manager (s)||bnp paribas / goldman sachs|
|The stabilization period should begin on:||05/28/2021|
|The stabilization period should end no later than:||07/07/21|
|Existence, maximum size and conditions of use of the over-allotment facility:||The stabilization manager (s) may over-allot the securities to the extent permitted in accordance with applicable law.|
|Stabilization trading platform:||OTC|
As part of the offer of the above securities, the stabilization manager (s) may over-allot the securities or carry out transactions with a view to supporting the market price of the securities during the stabilization period at a level above that which could otherwise prevail. . However, stabilization may not necessarily occur and any stabilization action, if started, may cease at any time. Any stabilization or over-allotment action must be carried out in accordance with all applicable laws and rules.
This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or an offer to subscribe, subscribe or otherwise to acquire or dispose of securities of the Issuer in any jurisdiction.
This announcement and the offer of the securities to which it relates are addressed to and intended only for persons located outside the United Kingdom and for persons in the United Kingdom who have professional experience in investment-related fields or who are wealthy persons within the meaning of Section 12 (5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 and should not be relied upon or relied upon by others in the United Kingdom.
In addition, if and to the extent that such announcement is communicated or the offer of the securities to which it relates is made in the United Kingdom or any Member State of the EEA before the publication of a prospectus relating to the securities which have has been approved by the competent authority of the United Kingdom or that Member State in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (the “Prospectus Regulation”) (or which has been approved by a competent authority of another Member State and notified to the competent authority of the United Kingdom or that Member State in accordance with the Prospectus Regulation), this announcement and the offer are only addressed and directed to persons in the United Kingdom or in that Member State who are qualified investors within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation (or who are other persons to whom the offer may lawfully be addressed) and must not be relied on or invoked by other persons in the United Kingdom or in that Member State.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration or exemption from registration. There will be no public offering of securities in the United States.