Buyback and cancellation of convertible bonds
30 Oct 2015
Polarcus Limited (“Polarcus” or the “Company”) (OSE: PLCS) announces that the Company has on 29 October 2015 bought convertible bonds of nominal value USD 2.1 million in the Polarcus Ltd Secured Convertible Bond Issue 2011/2016 (ISIN: NO0010607435) (the “Convertible Bond”) at a price of 37.0%. Following this trade, the Company holds convertible bonds with an aggregate nominal value of USD 2.1 million and those convertible bonds will be cancelled.
Subsequent to the cancellation the outstanding amount in the Convertible Bond will be USD 101.9 million. With the new outstanding amount there is no need to hold cash in escrow to fulfil the loan to book value covenant in the Convertible Bond loan agreement.
Tom Henrik Sundby, CFO
+971 50 708 6480
Hans-Peter Burlid, VP Finance & Investor Relations
+971 50 559 8175
Polarcus (OSE: PLCS) is an innovative marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, delivering high-end towed streamer data acquisition and imaging services from Pole to Pole. Polarcus operates a fleet of high performance 3D seismic vessels incorporating leading-edge maritime technologies for improved safety and efficiency. Polarcus offers contract seismic surveys and multi-client projects with advanced onboard processing solutions and employs over 500 professionals worldwide. The Company’s principal office is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit www.polarcus.com
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