Press Releases 2019

Issue of the 56th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond and
the 57th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

September 6, 2019
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces today that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 56th unsecured straight corporate bond (also known as the “Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Bond”) and its 57th unsecured straight corporate bond (collectively, the “Bonds”).

The 56th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond The 57th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond
1. Total amount of issue JPY 400 billion JPY 100 billion
2. Denomination per bond JPY 1 million JPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate 1.38% per annum 1.380% per annum
4. Issue price 100% of the denomination per bond
5. Redemption price 100% of the denomination per bond
6. Term 7 years 7 years
7. Maturity date September 17, 2026 September 11, 2026
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 20 and September 20 of each year March 12 and September 12 of each year
10. Offering period September 9, 2019 to September 19, 2019 September 6, 2019
11. Closing date September 20, 2019 September 12, 2019
12. Method of offering Offering to the general public in Japan
13. Market Mainly retail investors Institutional investors
14. Collateral No collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bonds.
15. Guarantee None
16. Covenants Negative pledge clause, clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status, and net worth maintenance clause Negative pledge clause
17. Underwriters
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd.
  • Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • IwaiCosmo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mito Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nishi-Nippon City Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Monex, Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
18. Contact for purchase Head office and domestic branches of underwriters
19. Trustee Aozora Bank, Ltd. -
20. Fiscal agent - Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
21. Book-entry transfer institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
22. Rating A- (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
23. Use of proceeds Allocated to cash on hand that temporarily decreased due to the redemption of bonds to be redeemed on September 12, 2019 and to redemption of bonds in the fiscal year 2020 and 2021.

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 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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