Petrobras Announces Final Results And Settlement Of Cash Tender Offers

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras («Petrobras») (NYSE: PBR) today announced the final…

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras («Petrobras«) (NYSE: PBR) today announced the final results and settlement of the previously announced cash tender offers by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Petrobras Global Finance B.V. («PGF«), with respect to any and all of PGF’s outstanding notes of the series set forth in the table below (the «Notes» and such offers, the «Offers«).

The following table sets forth the aggregate principal amount of Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Offers: 

Title of Security


Principal Amount Tendered and Accepted

5.625% Global Notes

Due May 2043

71647NAA7 / US71647NAA72


5.093% Global Notes

Due January 2030

71647NBE8, 71647NBF5,

N6945AAL1 / US71647NBE85,

US71647NBF50, USN6945AAL19


6.750% Global Notes

Due June 2050

71647NBG3 / US71647NBG34


6.900% Global Notes

Due March 2049

71647NBD0 / US71647NBD03


5.750% Global Notes

Due February 2029

71647NAZ2 / US71647NAZ24


5.999% Global Notes

Due January 2028

71647NAW9, N6945AAK3,

71647NAY5 / US71647NAW92,

USN6945AAK36, US71647NAY58


5.299% Global Notes

Due January 2025

71647NAT6, 71647NAV1,

N6945AAJ6 / US71647NAT63,

US71647NAV10, USN6945AAJ62


6.250% Global Notes

Due March 2024

71647NAM1 / US71647NAM11


6.750% Global Notes

Due January 2041

71645WAS0 / US71645WAS08


6.875% Global Notes

Due January 2040

71645WAQ4 / US71645WAQ42


7.250% Global Notes

Due March 2044

71647NAK5 / US71647NAK54


7.375% Global Notes

Due January 2027

71647NAS8 / US71647NAS80


The Offers expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 7, 2021 and settled today.

The Offers were made pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the offer to purchase dated March 31, 2021, and the accompanying notice of guaranteed delivery (together, the «Offer Documents«).

The aggregate amount paid by PGF to holders whose Notes were accepted for purchase, excluding accrued and unpaid interest, was approximately US$2.7 billion

PGF engaged BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Banco Bradesco BBI S.A., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to act as dealer managers with respect to the Offers (the «Dealer Managers«).  Global Bondholder Services Corporation acted as the depositary and information agent for the Offers.

This announcement is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute an offer to purchase or sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell or purchase any securities. 

Any questions or requests for assistance regarding the Offers may be directed to BNP Paribas Securities Corp. collect at +1 (212) 841-3059 or toll free at +1 (888) 210-4358, Banco Bradesco BBI S.A. at +1 (646) 432-6643, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at +1 (800) 558-3745 (toll free) or +1 (212) 723-6106 (collect), Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc. at +1 (866) 807-6030 (toll free) or +1 (212) 261-7802 (collect), Mizuho Securities USA LLC collect at +1 (212) 205-7736 or +1 (866) 271-7403 (toll free) and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at +1 (800) 624-1808 (toll free) or +1 (212) 761-1057 (collect). 

The Offers were made solely pursuant to the Offer Documents.  The Offer Documents have not been filed with, and have not been approved or reviewed by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority of any country.  No authority has passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the Offer Documents or any other documents related to the Offers, and it is unlawful and may be a criminal offense to make any representation to the contrary.

The communication of this announcement and any other documents or materials relating to the Offers is not being made and such documents and/or materials have not been approved by an authorized person for the purposes of Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.  This announcement and any other documents related to the Offers are for distribution only to persons who (i) have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the «Order«), (ii) are persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) («high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.») of the Order, (iii) are outside the United Kingdom, (iv) are members or creditors of certain bodies corporate as defined by or within Article 43(2) of the Order, or (v) are persons to whom an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity (within the meaning of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000) in connection with the issue or sale of any securities may otherwise lawfully be communicated or caused to be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as «relevant persons»).  This announcement and any other documents related to the Offers are directed only at relevant persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not relevant persons.  Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement and any other documents related to the Offers are available only to relevant persons and will be engaged in only with relevant persons.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements are information of a non-historical nature or which relate to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties.  No assurance can be given that the transactions described herein will be consummated or as to the ultimate terms of any such transactions.  Petrobras undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or future events or for any other reason.

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