NASDAQ OMX Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that it plans to commence a public offering of Euro-denominated senior notes due 2021 pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC. The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand and/or borrowings under the revolving portion of its senior credit facility, to fund the consideration for the previously announced acquisition of the eSpeed platform and related expenses and for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment of indebtedness.
The exact terms and timing of the offering will depend upon market conditions and other factors.
Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Merrill Lynch International, Mizuho International plc and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) will act as bookrunners for the offering.
The offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, which have been or will be filed with the SEC. Before investing, the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus should be read, as well as other documents the company has filed or will file with the SEC for a more complete understanding of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and the offering.