This excerpt taken from the CCO 8-K filed Dec 18, 2009.
The offering prices set forth above do not include accrued interest, if any. Interest on the notes will accrue from , 2009. If the notes are delivered after , 2009, accrued interest must be paid by the purchaser until the time of delivery.
The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act and are being offered and sold in the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to certain non-U.S. persons in transactions outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. Prospective purchasers that are qualified institutional buyers are hereby notified that the seller of the notes may be relying on the exemption from the provisions of Section 5 of the Securities Act provided by Rule 144A. The notes are not transferable except in accordance with the restrictions described under Notice to Investors.
The Initial Purchasers expect to deliver the notes through the facilities of The Depository Trust Company against payment in New York, New York on , 2009.
Joint Book-Running Managers
Offering Circular dated , 2009.