Bombardier Announces Closing of its New Issuance of Senior Notes due 2032

MONTRÉAL, June 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) today announced that it has successfully closed its previously announced offering of US$750 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2032 (the “New Notes”). The New Notes carry a coupon of 7.000% per annum, mature on June 1, 2032 and were sold at par.

Bombardier intends to use the proceeds of the offering of the New Notes, together with cash on hand, (i) to fund the repayment and/or retirement of outstanding indebtedness, including the redemption of US$338 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 7.125% Senior Notes due 2026 (the “2026 Notes”) and the redemption of US$450 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 7.875% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “2027 Notes”), and (ii) to pay accrued interest and related fees and expenses. As of the date hereof, prior to giving effect to these redemptions, there is US$504 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of the 2026 Notes and US$1,433 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of the 2027 Notes.

The redemptions are expected to be completed on June 20, 2024 in accordance with the respective notices of partial redemption that Bombardier issued on May 21, 2024.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or buy or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation, sale or purchase of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation, sale or purchase would be unlawful.

The New Notes mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, any state securities laws or the laws of any other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. The New Notes mentioned herein were offered and sold in the United States only to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the U.S. Securities Act and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act. The New Notes mentioned herein have not been and will not be qualified for distribution to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of the securities in Canada was made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus requirements of such securities laws. The New Notes were offered and sold in Canada on a private placement basis only to “accredited investors” pursuant to certain prospectus exemptions.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this announcement are forward-looking statements based on current expectations. By their nature, forward-looking statements require us to make assumptions and are subject to important known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause our actual results in future periods to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.

For information

Francis Richer de La Flèche
Vice President, Financial Planning
and Investor Relations
Bombardier
+1 514 240 9649
Mark Masluch
Senior Director, Communications
Bombardier
+1 514 855 7167


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