Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) has announced that it has launched, subject to market and other conditions, a private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025. Hologic intends to use the proceeds of the offering and available cash, including funds from its new five-year secured credit agreement, to retire the Company's remaining convertible notes, including through repurchases or redemptions, when they become callable in December of 2017 and March of 2018.
The 2025 notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws. Unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities law. The 2025 notes are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act, and outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any jurisdiction where the offer, solicitation or sale is not permitted.
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