Unilever prices a $1 billion bond on the US market
London/Rotterdam – 31st July 2012: Unilever yesterday priced a double-tranche $1.0 billion (ca. €0.8 billion) bond on the U.S. market: $450 million 0.45 per cent Fixed Rate Notes due 30th July 2015 and $550 million 0.85 per cent Fixed Rate Notes due 2nd August 2017. The anticipated closing date of the offering is 2nd August 2012.
This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained by contacting Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC or Unilever United States, Inc., 700 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632, United States of America (telephone number +1 201 894 7042). An electronic copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement, together with the prospectus, is also available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov
Unilever plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes.
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