Press Releases 2012

Issue of the 39th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond and
the 40th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

September 7, 2012

SOFTBANK CORP. (the “Company”) announces that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 39th unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (also known as the “Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Bond”) and 40th unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause.

The 39th unsecured straight corporate bond The 40th unsecured straight corporate bond
1. Total amount of issue JPY 100 billion JPY 10 billion
2. Denomination per bond JPY 1 million JPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate 0.74% per annum 0.732% per annum
4. Issue price 100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price 100% of the principal amount
6. Term 5 years
7. Maturity date September 22, 2017 September 14, 2017
8. Redemption The bonds will be redeemed in full upon maturity. The bonds may also be repurchased and redeemed at any time commencing from the first day following the closing date, subject to requirements of the book-entry transfer institution.
9. Coupon payment dates March 24 and September 24 of each year March 14 and September 14 of each year
10. Offering period September 10, 2012 to
September 21, 2012
September 7, 2012
11. Closing date September 24, 2012 September 14, 2012
12. Method of offering Offering to the general public in Japan
13. Market Mainly retail investors Institutional investors
14. Collateral No collateral or guarantee is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure these bonds.
15. Covenants Negative pledge clause and clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status Negative pledge clause
16. Underwriters Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
IwaiCosmo Securities Co., Ltd.
Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc.
17. Trustee Aozora Bank, Ltd. -
18. Fiscal agent - Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
19. Book-entry transfer institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
20. Rating A (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
21. Use of proceeds Redemption of bonds and repayment of borrowings Repayment of borrowings
  • *Regarding the 39th unsecured straight corporate bond, the Company prepares gifts (a blanket featuring the “White Family” father) for all subscribers to this bond. The Company will also hold a prize drawing for such bond subscribers where 20 lucky couples (40 people) will win a pair of tickets and one night's hotel accommodation for two for the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS' 2013 season home opening game.

This press release relates to offerings of Japanese Yen-denominated Bonds (the “Bonds”) that are intended to be directed into Japan and its residents thereof in accordance with the laws, customary practices and documentation of Japan. This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale in the United States. The Bonds have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Act.

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