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OTE0005   27. Feb. 2013, 08:36

EANS-News: Air Berlin PLC launches convertible bond


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Berlin, (euro adhoc) - Air Berlin PLC is today launching a new convertible bond of approximately 120 million euros with a maturity of six years. The bonds, which can be converted into Air Berlin PLC stock, are issued at 100 per cent of nominal value with an annual interest rate of 6 per cent. Air Berlin intends to use the revenue from the sale of these bonds to boost the company's working capital and for general business purposes. The offering is aimed at international institutional investors outside the USA. Major shareholder and strategic partner Etihad Airways intends to subscribe to 29.2 per cent of the convertible bond. Credit Suisse is mandated as sole lead manager and sole bookrunner for the bonds offering.

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company:     Air Berlin PLC
             The Hour House, High Street 32
             UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone:       +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX:         +49 (0)30/3434-1509
mail:        abpresse@airberlin.com
WWW:         http://www.airberlin.com
sector:      Air Transport
ISIN:        GB00B128C026
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share

stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, free trade/Bondm: Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt language: English

Digital press kit: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/EASY_12274/aom

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Air Berlin PLC Zur Pressemappe

Rückfragehinweis: Mathias Radowski
Press Officer
Tel.: +49 (0)30/3434-1500
E-Mail: Mathias.Radowski@airberlin.com

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