Alcon Prices EUR 500.0 Million Senior Notes Offering
Alcon Inc. (SIX/NYSE: ALC), today announced that it has
commenced and priced a public offering of EUR 500 million aggregate
principal amount of its 2.375% senior notes due 2028 (the “Notes”).
The Notes will be issued by Alcon Finance B.V., Alcon Inc.’s
indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, and will be fully and
unconditionally guaranteed on a senior basis by Alcon Inc.
Application has been made for the Notes to be admitted to the
official list of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and for the Notes to
be admitted to trading on the Euro MTF.
The offering is expected to close on May 31, 2022, subject to
customary closing conditions.
Alcon intends to use the proceeds from the offering for general
corporate purposes, which may include the refinancing, in whole or
in part, of its existing indebtedness.
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Alcon helps people see brilliantly. As the global leader in eye
care with a heritage spanning over 75 years, we offer the broadest
portfolio of products to enhance sight and improve people’s lives.
Our Surgical and Vision Care products touch the lives of more than
260 million people in over 140 countries each year living with
conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, retinal diseases and
refractive errors. Our more than 24,000 associates are enhancing
the quality of life through innovative products, partnerships with
Eye Care Professionals and programs that advance access to quality
eye care. Learn more at www.alcon.com.
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