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SiriusXM Announces Repurchase Offer With Respect to Pandora Media's Convertible Notes Due 2020

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Pandora Media, LLC, has commenced an offer (the "Repurchase Offer") to repurchase for cash any and all of its $152,051,000 outstanding 1.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") at a price equal to 100% of the aggregate principal amount thereof plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to, but not including, the repurchase date (the "Purchase Price") and on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in an Offer to Purchase, dated February 14, 2019 (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Offer to Purchase"), and in the related Letter of Transmittal (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Letter of Transmittal" and collectively with the Offer to Purchase, the "Offer Documents").

The Repurchase Offer is being made in accordance with the indenture governing the Notes, which requires Pandora Media, LLC to commence an offer to repurchase the Notes at the Purchase Price within ten business days from February 1, 2019, which was the date of the closing of Sirius XM Holdings Inc.'s acquisition of Pandora Media, LLC.

The Repurchase Offer will expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on March 14, 2019, unless extended or earlier terminated (the "Offer Expiration Date").  Holders of the Notes must validly tender their Notes at or before the Offer Expiration Date in order to be eligible to receive the Purchase Price.  Notes tendered may be withdrawn at any time at or before the Offer Expiration Date, but not thereafter, unless extended or required by applicable law.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the Repurchase Offer being satisfied or waived, Pandora Media, LLC will, after the Offer Expiration Date, accept for purchase all Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Offer Expiration Date (and not validly withdrawn before the Offer Expiration Date).  Pandora Media, LLC will pay the Purchase Price for the Notes accepted for purchase at the Offer Expiration Date on a date that is promptly following the Offer Expiration Date.

Pandora Media LLC's obligation to accept for purchase, and to pay for, Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the Repurchase Offer is conditioned upon the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions, which are more fully described in the Offer Documents.

D.F. King & Co., Inc. is acting as the tender agent and information agent for the Repurchase Offer.  Questions may be directed to D.F. King at (800) 676-7437 (toll free) or (212) 269-5550 (bankers and brokers).

This press release is neither an offer to purchase or sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell or buy the Notes or any of our other securities.  The Repurchase Offer is being made solely on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer Documents and the information in this press release is qualified by reference to such Offer Documents.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) is the world's largest audio entertainment company, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and advertising-supported audio products. With the recent addition of Pandora Media, LLC, the largest streaming music provider in the U.S., SiriusXM reaches more than 100 million people with its audio products. For more about the new SiriusXM, please go to: https://www.siriusxm.com/.


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Contact for SiriusXM:

Hooper Stevens

Patrick Reilly


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