Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc intends to offer $500M Senior Notes due on January 1, 2020 to qualified institutional buyers in the United States
Paris, 06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU announces today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., intends to offer $500 million Senior Notes due on January 1, 2020 (the “Notes”) in an offering to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Notes will be guaranteed (the “Guarantees”) on a senior unsecured basis by Alcatel-Lucent and certain of its subsidiaries. This offering, which aims to extend the average maturity of our debt, is part of the Shift Plan announced by the company in June 2013.
The net proceeds from the issuance of the Notes will be used for partial repayment of amounts outstanding under Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.’s Senior Secured Credit Facilities announced on January 30,
You can't, not as a new issue. Normally, a new issue goes to institutional investors. You can, however, buy them in the secondary market when they become available, usually (but not always) in minimum blocks of 25, with a face value of $1000 each.....so you might need $25K.