Completion of Early Redemption of Convertible Bond 2009-2014
Muttenz, March 27, 2013 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, has announced the completion of the early redemption of the 3% Convertible Bond 2009-2014 of CHF 300 million (ISIN CH0101753892) with conversion rights into Clariant registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 3.70. The conversion was concluded on March 20, 2013, based on the terms of the bond.
100% of the convertible bond holders have exercised their conversion rights, therefore leading to an increase of the total number of registered shares by 36’188’114 (+12.2%) to a new total number of registered shares of 331’939’199. There was no redemption payment.
The new Clariant registered shares will be entitled to the distribution of CHF 0.33 per share from capital contribution reserves for full-year 2012 as resolved by the Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2013.