Clariant has announced the completion of the early redemption of the 3% Convertible Bond 2009-2014 of CHF300M (€246.25M) (ISIN CH0101753892) with conversion rights into Clariant registered shares with a nominal value of CHF3.70 (€3). The conversion was concluded on March 20, 2013, based on the terms of the bond.
One hundred percent of the convertible bondholders have exercised their conversion rights, therefore leading to an increase of the total number of registered shares by 36,188,114 (+12.2%) to a new total number of registered shares of 331,939,199. There was no redemption payment.
The new Clariant registered shares will be entitled to the distribution of CHF0.33/share (€0.27) from capital contribution reserves for full-year 2012 as resolved by the Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2013.