Further to its previous announcements dated February 6, February 7 and February 20, 2014, respectively, SGS announces the final pricing details for the Exchange Offer:

New 2022 Bond Reference Benchmark Rate 1.0565%
New 2022 Bond Spread 25 bps
New 2022 Bond Yield (annual) 1.3065%
New 2022 Bond Coupon (annual) 1.375%
New 2022 Bond Price 100.517%
Exchange Ratio 1.037138
Accrued Interest per Existing CHF5,000 2016 Bond (before Swiss Withholding Tax) CHF 48.96
New 2022 Bond Nominal Amount CHF 138,306,000

In total, CHF 133,445,000 in aggregate nominal amount of the Existing 2016 Bonds will be accepted by SGS pursuant to the Exchange Offer.

Capitalised terms used in this announcement but not defined have the meanings given to them in the Exchange Offer Memorandum.

The terms and conditions of the exchange offer can be found on our Website:

  • Preliminary Prospectus for the new 2022 Bonds
  • Exchange Offer Memorandum

Download the documents.

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
1 place des Alpes
CH - 1211 Geneva 1
t: +41-22 739 91 11
f: +41-22 739 92 00

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