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Seplat Petroleum Development Co PLC
25 March 2021
 

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc ("Seplat" or "the Company")

Pricing of offering of $650 million 7.75% senior notes due 2026

 

Lagos and London - March 25, 2021

Seplat announces that it has priced its offering of $650 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.75% senior notes due 2026 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be issued by the Company and guaranteed by certain of its subsidiaries.  The gross proceeds of the Notes will be used to redeem the existing $350 million 9.25% senior notes due 2023, to repay drawings of $250 million under the existing $350 million revolving credit facility, for general corporate purposes, and to pay transaction fees and expenses.   

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The information contained in this communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (the "Company") has not registered, and does not intend to register, any portion of the securities in any of these jurisdictions.

 

This communication is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act, and the rules and regulations thereunder.  The Company does not intend to register any of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States or elsewhere.

 

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Enquiries:

 

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc                                                                                                    +234 1 277 0400

 

Emeka Onwuka, Chief Financial Officer                                                                                           EOnwuka@seplatpetroleum.com

Brian Marcus, Head of Corporate Finance                                                                                     BMarcus@seplatpetroleum.com

Seplat Investor Relations                                                                                                                    ir@seplatpetroleum.com

 

Notes to editors

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc is Nigeria's leading indigenous energy company. It is listed on the Premium Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE: SEPLAT) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: SEPL).

Seplat is pursuing a Nigeria-focused growth strategy and is well positioned to participate in future asset divestments by international oil companies, farm-in opportunities, and future licensing rounds. The Company is a leading supplier of gas to the domestic power generation market. For further information please refer to the Company website, http://seplatpetroleum.com/ 

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