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Lilly Announces the Pricing Terms of its Cash Tender Offer for Up to $2,000,006,000 Aggregate Principal Amount of Its Outstanding Debt Securities


INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) announced today the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offer for up to $2,000,006,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding debt securities.

Holders of notes who tendered, and did not validly withdraw, their notes on or before 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 6, 2019 (the early tender date), and which are accepted for purchase by Lilly, are eligible to receive the total consideration. The total consideration for each series of notes is based on the applicable reference yield plus a fixed spread, in each case as set forth in the table below, and is payable to holders of the notes listed in the table below who validly tendered and did not validly withdraw their notes on or before the early tender date and which are accepted for purchase by Lilly. The reference yields listed in the table were determined at 10:00 a.m., New York City time, on November 7, 2019. The total consideration for each series of notes includes an early tender premium of $30 per $1,000 principal amount of notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn by such holders and accepted for purchase by Lilly.

Title of Security

CUSIP No.

Acceptance
Priority
Level

Reference
U.S.
Treasury
Security

Reference
Yield

Fixed
Spread

Total
Consideration
(1) (2)

3.950% Notes due 2047

532457 BR8

1

2.875% due May 15, 2049

2.386%

75 bps

$1,147.59

3.700% Notes due 2045

532457 BJ6

2

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

75 bps

$1,096.72

3.875% Notes due 2039

532457 BS6

3

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

57 bps

$1,132.07

7.125% Notes due 2025

532457 AM0

4

1.500% due September 30, 2024

1.714%

45 bps

$1,258.72

6.77% Notes due 2036

532457 AP3

5

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

75 bps

$1,457.62

5.950% Notes due 2037

532457 BC1

6

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

75 bps

$1,385.12

5.55% Notes due 2037

532457 BA5

7

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

70 bps

$1,329.10

5.50% Notes due 2027

532457 AZ1

8

1.625% due August 15, 2029

1.907%

45 bps

$1,211.01

4.650% Notes due 2044

532457 BG2

9

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

85 bps

$1,235.36

3.100% Notes due 2027

532457 BP2

10

1.625% due August 15, 2029 

1.907%

35 bps

$1,056.24

2.750% Notes due 2025

532457 BH0

11

1.50% due September 30, 2024

1.714%

25 bps

$1,039.49

3.375% Notes due 2029

532457 BV9

12

1.625% due August 15, 2029 

1.907%

60 bps

$1,070.25

3.950% Notes due 2049

532457 BT4

  13(3)

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

85 bps

$1,133.22

4.150% Notes due 2059

532457 BU1

  14(4)

2.875% due May 15, 2049 

2.386%

105 bps

$1,152.45

2.350% Notes due 2022

532457 BQ0

  15(5)

1.375% due October 15, 2022

1.679%

20 bps

$1,011.54









(1)      Per $1,000 principal amount of notes that are tendered and accepted for purchase.

(2)      The total consideration includes the early tender premium of $30 per $1,000 principal amount of notes.

(3)      The maximum principal amount of 3.950% Notes due 2049 that will be purchased by Lilly is $200,000,000.

(4)      The maximum principal amount of 4.150% Notes due 2059 that will be purchased by Lilly is $200,000,000.

(5)      The maximum principal amount of 2.350% Notes due 2022 that will be purchased by Lilly is $250,000,000.

All payments for notes purchased in connection with the early tender date will also include accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount of notes tendered up to, but not including, the initial settlement date, which is currently expected to be November 8, 2019.

Holders of notes who validly tender their notes after the early tender date will, if such notes are accepted by Lilly, receive the tender consideration, which is equal to the total consideration minus $30 per $1,000 principal amount of notes tendered by such holders and accepted for purchase by Lilly. Accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the applicable settlement date will be paid in cash on all validly tendered notes accepted and purchased by Lilly in the tender offer.

The tender offer is scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on November 21, 2019, unless extended or earlier terminated.

In accordance with the terms of the tender offer, the withdrawal date was 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 6, 2019. As a result, tendered notes may no longer be withdrawn, except in certain limited circumstances where additional withdrawal rights are required by law.

The tender offer is being conducted upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated October 24, 2019, and the related Letter of Transmittal, each as supplemented by the press release dated November 7, 2019 that increased the size of the tender cap.

Lilly has retained Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to serve as lead dealer managers for the tender offer and BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC to serve as co-dealer managers.  Lilly has retained Global Bondholder Services Corporation to serve as tender agent and information agent for the tender offer.

Requests for documents relating to the tender offer may be directed to Global Bondholder Services Corporation by telephone at (866) 470-3900, by email at contact@gbsc-usa.com or in writing at 65 Broadway, Suite 404, New York, NY 10006. Questions regarding the tender offer may be directed to Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at (212) 723-6106 or to Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at (800) 624-1808.

This press release is for informational purposes only and is not a tender offer to purchase or a solicitation of acceptance of a tender offer, which may be made only pursuant to the terms of the Offer to Purchase. In any jurisdiction where the laws require the tender offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the tender offer will be deemed made on behalf of Lilly by the dealer managers, or one or more registered brokers or dealers under the laws of such jurisdiction.  In addition, this press release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.  No offer, solicitation, purchase or sale will be made in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Any such securities will be offered only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement relating to such securities, meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

About Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. F-LLY


This press release contains management's current intentions and expectations for the future, all of which are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The words "expect", "believe", "target" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements about the terms and conditions of, and the completion of, the tender offer. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Lilly, that may cause its actual results to differ materially from those indicated in its forward-looking statements.  For a further discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please see Lilly's latest Form 10-K and subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Form 10-Qs and Form 8-Ks. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Except as is required by law, Lilly expressly disclaims any obligation to publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements to reflect events after the date of this release.

Refer to:      Mark Taylor; mark.taylor@lilly.com; (317) 276-5795 (Media)
                     Kevin Hern; hern_kevin_r@lilly.com; (317) 277-1838 (Investors)

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