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Pricing of £150 million Subordinated Tier 2 Note Issue
The Paragon Group of Companies PLC ("Paragon") is pleased to announce the successful pricing of £150 million Fixed Rate Reset Callable Subordinated Tier 2 Notes due 2026 with an initial semi-annual coupon of 7.25 per cent. (subject to reset in accordance with the terms of the Notes). Paragon expects the Notes to be issued on 9 September 2016. The joint lead managers for the issue are BofA Merrill Lynch and UBS Limited.
Paragon intends to use the proceeds of the Notes for the general financing purposes of Paragon and its subsidiaries.
Commenting on the issue, Nigel Terrington, Chief Executive of Paragon said,
"I am delighted with the response to the Tier 2 bond issue which both enhances the Group's capital structure and further diversifies the Group's funding sources. The strong levels of demand and attractive pricing demonstrate the strength of the Group's balance sheet, its financial profile and its growth prospects."
For further information, please contact
The Paragon Group of Companies PLC
51 Homer Road
Telephone: 0845 849 4003
Fax: 0207 786 8484
Email: [email protected]
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This announcement is being communicated (a) outside the United Kingdom only to persons to whom it is lawful to communicate this announcement; and (b) in the United Kingdom only to qualified investors (i) who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the "Order") or (ii) persons who are high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order, or (iii) other persons to whom they may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons").
This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States or in any other jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful and is not for publication or distribution to U.S. persons (within the meaning of Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("the Securities Act")). The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person except in certain transactions exempt from, or not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act.
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