SiriusXM to Retire $681.5 Million of Debt
Redeems Outstanding 13% Senior Notes Due 2013
NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that, on September 20, 2012, it will redeem all of its outstanding 13% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "13% Notes"), CUSIP Nos. 98375NAA8, U98407AA4 and 98375NAB6, at a redemption price equal to the sum of the present values of the principal amount and the remaining scheduled payments of interest on the 13% Notes to be redeemed discounted to the redemption date, plus accrued and unpaid interest (the "13% Notes Redemption"). As of August 21, 2012, $681,517,000 of the 13% Notes is outstanding.
Pro forma for the 13% Notes Redemption, the previously announced redemption of its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 and the issuance on August 13, 2012 of $400,000,000 of 5.25% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "5.25% Notes"), SiriusXM would have had $2,441,095,000 of total long-term debt as of June 30, 2012.
"The successful issuance of the 5.25% Notes and our strong cash position allows us to retire all of our 13% Notes more than 10 months prior to maturity," said David Frear, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, SiriusXM. "Following the redemption of these Notes, our next notes maturity will be on December 1, 2014."
This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy any of these securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation, or sale in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has more than 22 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of audio entertainment; our dependence upon automakers; general economic conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured; our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties we pay for music rights; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; failure of third parties to perform; and our substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.
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