Final allocation of zero percent senior unsecured convertible bonds
Following Swiss Life Holding AG’s (the "Issuer" or "Swiss Life") successful provisional allocation of its CHF 500 million zero percent senior unsecured convertible bonds (the "Bonds") on 13 November 2013 and the expiration of the advance subscription rights period on 22 November 2013, the final allocation of the bonds will be made today.
As of Friday, 22 November 2013, 12:00 noon CET, 2,449,280 advance subscription rights, corresponding to 7,654 Bonds (7.65% of the total issue size of CHF 500 million), were exercised by eligible shareholders. Accordingly, the provisional allocations to institutional investors who participated in the bookbuilding on 13 November 2013 will be reduced on a pro rata basis ("clawback"). As a result thereof, Bonds in the aggregate amount of CHF 461.73 million will be finally allocated to such institutional investors and Bonds in the aggregate amount of CHF 38.27 will be finally allocated to eligible shareholders which exercised their advance subscription rights.
Provisional trading of the Bonds on SIX Swiss Exchange will start today. Payment and settlement of the Bonds is expected to take place on 2 December 2013.
Deutsche Bank and UBS Investment Bank acted as Joint Bookrunners on this transaction.
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The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers. In its core markets of Switzerland, France and Germany, Swiss Life offers individuals and corporations comprehensive and individual advice plus a broad range of own and partner products through its sales force and distribution partners such as brokers and banks.
Swiss Life Select, tecis, HORBACH, Proventus and Chase de Vere advisors choose suitable products for customers from the market according to the Best Select approach. Swiss Life Asset Managers offers institutional and private investors access to investment and asset management solutions. Swiss Life provides multinational corporations with employee benefits solutions and high net worth individuals with structured life and pensions products.
Swiss Life Holding Ltd, registered in Zurich, was founded in 1857 as Schweizerische Rentenanstalt. The shares of Swiss Life Holding Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a workforce of around 7000, with approximately 4500 certified financial advisors.
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