Amsterdam - 2nd September 2013 - Head NV (VSX: HEAD; U.S. OTC: HEDYY.PK), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, and HTM Sport GmbH (HTM), a subsidiary of Head NV, announce the issuance of a new €45 million bond. The bond will be issued in Switzerland by HTM and guaranteed by Head NV.
The securities are Euro denominated, carry a fixed coupon of 5.25% payable annually in September, and have a term of 5 years with final maturity on September 26, 2018. The issue price is 101% and the redemption price will be 100%. Transaction settlement date is September 26, 2013.
HTM will use the net proceeds of this bond for general corporate purposes.
An application will be made to list the bonds on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX).
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This media release does not constitute a prospectus within the meaning of articles 652a or 1156 of the Swiss Code of Obligations or a listing prospectus pursuant to the listing rules of the SIX Swiss Exchange. This media release is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer or invitation to subscribe for or purchase any bonds.
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HEAD NV is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of premium sports equipment and apparel.
HEAD NV`s ordinary shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange ("HEAD").
Our business is organized into five divisions: Winter Sports, Racquet Sports, Diving, Sportswear and Licensing. We sell products under the HEAD (alpine skis, ski bindings, ski boots, snowboard and protection products, tennis, racquetball, paddle and squash racquets, tennis balls and tennis footwear, sportswear and swimming products), Penn (tennis balls and racquetball balls), Tyrolia (ski bindings) and Mares (diving equipment) brands.
For more information, please visit our website: www.head.com
Analysts, investors, media and others seeking financial and general information, please contact:
Clare Vincent, Investor Relations
Tel: +44 207 499 7800
Fax: +44 207 491 7725
Gunter Hagspiel, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +43 5574 608
Fax: +43 5574 608 130
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