nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (nVent), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, today announced the results of the exchange offer by nVent Finance S. r.l., a wholly-owned subsidiary of nVent (the Issuer), to exchange all of its outstanding, unregistered 3.950% Senior Notes due 2023 (the Original 2023 Notes) and all of its outstanding, unregistered 4.550% Senior Notes due 2028 (the Original 2028 Notes and with the Original 2023 Notes, the Original Notes) for new, registered 3.950% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.550% Senior Notes due 2028, respectively (collectively, the New Notes). The New Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed as to the due and punctual payment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest and additional amounts, if any, on the New Notes by nVent.
nVent has been advised by U.S. Bank National Association, the exchange agent for the exchange offer, that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, October 16, 2018, holders of 100.00% of the $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Original 2023 Notes and holders of 99.96% of the $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Original 2028 Notes (excluding Original 2028 Notes tendered by guaranteed delivery) had validly tendered pursuant to the terms of the exchange offer. The settlement date for the exchange offer is expected to occur on October 22, 2018.
The terms of the New Notes to be issued in the exchange offer are substantially identical to those of the Original Notes, except that the New Notes will not have securities law transfer restrictions, and the registration rights relating to the Original Notes and the New Notes will not provide for the payment of additional interest under circumstances relating to the timing of the exchange offer.
nVent is a leading global provider of electrical connection and protection solutions. We believe our inventive electrical solutions enable safer systems and ensure a more secure world. We design, manufacture, market, install and service high performance products and solutions that connect and protect some of the world’s most sensitive equipment, buildings and critical processes. We offer a comprehensive range of enclosures, electrical connections and fastening and thermal management solutions across industry-leading brands that are recognized globally for quality, reliability and innovation. Our principal office is in London, United Kingdom and our management office in the United States is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.
nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER are trademarks owned or licensed by nVent Services GmbH or its affiliates.
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