This excerpt taken from the FISV 8-K filed Nov 16, 2007.
Fiserv Prices $1.75 Billion Senior Notes Offering
Brookfield, Wis., Nov. 15, 2007Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading provider of technology solutions, announced today that it had priced a public offering of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes consisting of the following:
The offering is being made pursuant to a shelf registration statement and is expected to close November 20, 2007. The Senior Notes have been assigned ratings of Baa2 with a stable outlook by Moodys Investors Service, Inc. and BBB with a negative outlook by Standard & Poors Ratings Service.
Fiserv plans to use the net proceeds of the offering to pay a portion of the $4.4 billion purchase price for CheckFree Corporation. Fiserv may also use a portion of the proceeds from the offering initially to repay a portion of the debt under its revolving credit facility.
Credit Suisse, Wachovia Securities and JPMorgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering of Senior Notes is being made only by means of a prospectus and prospectus supplement, a copy of which may be obtained from the offices of Credit Suisse, Prospectus Department,
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 979, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53008-0979 Internet: www.fiserv.com