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

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 BondThe 57th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond
1. Total amount of issueJPY 400 billionJPY 100 billion
2. Denomination per bondJPY 1 millionJPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate1.38% per annum1.380% per annum
4. Issue price100% of the denomination per bond
5. Redemption price100% of the denomination per bond
6. Term7 years7 years
7. Maturity dateSeptember 17, 2026September 11, 2026
8. RedemptionThe 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 datesMarch 20 and September 20 of each yearMarch 12 and September 12 of each year
10. Offering periodSeptember 9, 2019 to September 19, 2019September 6, 2019
11. Closing dateSeptember 20, 2019September 12, 2019
12. Method of offeringOffering to the general public in Japan
13. MarketMainly retail investorsInstitutional investors
14. CollateralNo collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bonds.
15. GuaranteeNone
16. CovenantsNegative pledge clause, clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status, and net worth maintenance clauseNegative 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 purchaseHead office and domestic branches of underwriters
19. TrusteeAozora Bank, Ltd.-
20. Fiscal agent-Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
21. Book-entry transfer institutionJapan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
22. RatingA- (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
23. Use of proceedsAllocated 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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