Press Releases 2019

Issue of the 55th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

April 12, 2019
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces today that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 55th unsecured straight corporate bond (the “Bond”, also known as the “Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Bond”).

The 55th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond
1. Total amount of issue JPY 500 billion
2. Denomination per bond JPY 1 million
3. Coupon rate 1.64% per annum
4. Issue price 100% of the denomination per bond
5. Redemption price 100% of the denomination per bond
6. Term 6 years
7. Maturity date April 25, 2025
8. Redemption The Bond will be redeemed in full upon maturity. The Bond 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 April 26 and October 26 of each year
10. Offering period April 15, 2019 to April 25, 2019
11. Closing date April 26, 2019
12. Method of offering Offering to the general public in Japan
13. Market Mainly retail investors
14. Collateral No collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bond.
15. Guarantee None
16. Covenants Negative pledge clause, clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status, and net worth maintenance clause
17. Underwriters
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd.
  • Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • IwaiCosmo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mito Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nishi-Nippon City Tokai Tokyo Securities Co.,Ltd.
18. Contact for purchase Head office and domestic branches of underwriters
19. Trustee Aozora Bank, Ltd.
20. Book-entry transfer institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
21. Rating A- (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
22. Use of proceeds Redemption of bonds to be redeemed on May 30, 2019 and on September 12, 2019, respectively

This press release relates to offerings of Japanese Yen-denominated Bond (the “Bonds”) that are intended to be directed into Japan and its residents thereof in accordance with the law, customary practices and documentation in 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 application exemption from the registration requirements under the Act.

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