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Issue of the 44th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

SoftBank Corp.

SoftBank Corp. (the “Company”) announces that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 44th unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (the “Bond”).

1. Total amount of issueJPY 50 billion
2. Denomination per bondJPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate1.689% per annum
4. Issue price100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price100% of the principal amount
6. Term7 years
7. Maturity dateNovember 27, 2020
8. RedemptionThe 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 datesMay 29 and November 29 of each year
10. Offering periodNovember 22, 2013
11. Closing dateNovember 29, 2013
12. Method of offeringOffering to the general public in Japan
13. MarketInstitutional investors
14. CollateralNo collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bond.
15. GuarantorsSoftBank Mobile Corp. and SoftBank Telecom Corp.
16. CovenantsNegative pledge clause
17. Underwriters
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
18. Fiscal agentMizuho Bank, Ltd.
19. Book-entry transfer institutionJapan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
20. RatingA- (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
21. Use of proceedsRedemption of bonds and repayment of borrowings

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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