This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Oct 26, 2009.
Petrobras Prices Global Notes
Rio de Janeiro, October 23, 2009 PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S/A PETROBRAS announces the pricing of 10-year notes and 30-year notes issued by its wholly owned subsidiary Petrobras International Finance Company (PifCo) in a multi-tranche SEC-registered offering.
The terms of the 2020 Notes are as follows:
The terms of the 2040 Notes are as follows:
Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Santander Investment Securities Inc. are the joint lead managers for the transaction and BB Securities Ltd. and SG Americas Securities, LLC are the co-managers. Closing is expected to occur on October 30, 2009.
In accordance with the 2009-2013 Business Plan, Petrobras will use the proceeds of this multi-tranche offering to repay the bridge loans incurred at the beginning of this year, and for general corporate purposes. Including this offering, Petrobras will have raised a total of U.S.$6.75 billion in the international capital markets in 2009.
This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting Citigroup Global Markets Inc., 388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013, at 1-877-858-5407, toll free in the United States; HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., 452 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10018, collect at 1-212-525-4102; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., 270 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10017, at 1-866-846-2874, toll free in the United States; or Santander Investment Securities Inc., 45 East 53rd Street, New York, New York 10022, collect at 1-212-407-0995.
Alternatively, the prospectus and prospectus supplement may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at http://www.sec.gov/.
This document may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act) that merely reflect the expectations of the Companys management. Such terms as anticipate, believe, expect, forecast, intend, plan, project, seek, should, along with similar or analogous expressions, are used to identify such forward-looking statements. These predictions evidently involve risks and uncertainties, whether foreseen or not by the Company. Therefore, the future results of operations may differ from current expectations, and readers must not base their expectations exclusively on the information presented herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: October 23, 2009
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