Séché Environnement Announces Offering of Sustainability-Linked Senior Notes
Séché Environnement S.A. (Paris:SCHP):
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Séché Environnement S.A. (“Séché Environnement” and together with its consolidated subsidiaries, the “Group”) today announces that it has launched an offering (the “Offering”) of €300,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of sustainability-linked senior notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). Séché Environnement intends to use the gross proceeds from the Offering (i) to refinance certain of the Group’s indebtedness, (ii) for general corporate purposes and (iii) to pay fees and expenses to be incurred in connection with the Offering.
The Notes will be offered only outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in offshore transactions pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), subject to prevailing market and other conditions. There is no assurance that the Offering will be completed or, if completed, as to the terms on which it is completed. The Notes to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or unless pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any other applicable securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
The Notes are not intended to be offered, sold or otherwise made available to and should not be offered, sold or otherwise made available to any retail investor in the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For these purposes, a retail investor means a person who is one (or more) of: (i) a retail client as defined in point (11) of Article 4(1) of Directive 2014/65/EU (as amended, “MiFID II”); or (ii) a customer within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2016/97 (as amended), where that customer would not qualify as a professional client as defined in point (10) of Article 4(1) of MiFID II; or (iii) not a qualified investor as defined in Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (as amended, the “Prospectus Regulation”).