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Broadcom Inc. Announces Increase in Consideration for Cash Tender Offers and Extension of the Early Tender Deadline

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGO) ("Broadcom") today announced that it has increased the tender offer consideration in certain of its pending cash tender offers (each, a "Tender Offer" and collectively, the "Tender Offers") to purchase the outstanding notes described below, in each case subject to certain terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated April 6, 2020, as amended (the "Offer to Purchase"), market conditions and other factors.  The notes offered to be purchased in the Tender Offers, listed in the order of priority, are the (i) 3.000% senior notes due January 15, 2022, issued by Broadcom Corporation (the "2022 Notes"), (ii) 3.125% senior notes due April 15, 2021, issued by Broadcom Inc. (the "April 2021 Notes") and (iii) 2.200% senior notes due January 15, 2021, issued by Broadcom Corporation (the "January 2021 Notes," and together with the 2022 Notes and the April 2021 Notes, the "Tender Offer Notes") up to an aggregate purchase price, excluding accrued and unpaid interest, of $3.75 billion (the "Aggregate Purchase Price"), of which up to $250 million may be used to purchase the 2.200% senior notes due January 15, 2021.

Certain of the Tender Offers, subject to certain terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, have been amended to increase the respective tender offer consideration per $1,000 principal amount of Tender Offer Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Tender Offers as set forth in the table below (the "New Tender Considerations"). As a result of the increases in the New Tender Considerations, and in respect of the Tender Offer Notes that are validly tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline (defined below), the new total consideration for (i) the 2022 Notes is $1,025.00 per $1,000 principal amount of the 2022 Notes and (ii) the April 2021 Notes is $1,015.00 per $1,000 principal amount of the April 2021 Notes, for each as validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Tender Offers (the "New Total Considerations"). The total consideration for the January 2021 Notes remains unchanged.

The following table sets forth the amended pricing terms of the Tender Offers:

Series of Notes

 

CUSIP
Number (1)

 

Aggregate
Principal
Amount
Outstanding

 

Acceptance
Priority
Level

 

Cap Amount

 

New Tender
Consideration
(2)

 

Early
Tender
Premium

 

New Total
Consideration
(2) (3)

                             

3.000% Senior Notes due
2022 of Broadcom
Corporation

 

11134L AC3

11134LAD1

U1108LAB5

 

$3,500,000,000

 

1

 

N/A

 

$995.00

 

$30.00

 

$1,025.00

                             

3.125% Senior Notes due
2021 of Broadcom Inc.

 

11135F AA9

U1109M AA4

 

$2,000,000,000

 

2

 

N/A

 

$985.00

 

$30.00

 

$1,015.00

2.200% Senior Notes due
2021 of Broadcom
Corporation

 

 

11134L AK5

11134LAJ8

U1108LAE9

 

$750,000,000

 

3

 

$250,000,000

 

$970.00 (4)

 

$30.00

 

$1,000.00 (4)

   

(1)

No representation is made as to the correctness or accuracy of the CUSIP numbers listed in this table or printed on the Tender Offer Notes. They are provided solely for the convenience of holders of the Tender Offer Notes.

(2)

Per $1,000 principal amount of Tender Offer Notes validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) and accepted for purchase by us. Excludes accrued interest, which will be paid on Tender Offer Notes accepted for purchase by us as described herein.

(3)

Includes the early tender premium for Tender Offer Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline (and not validly withdrawn) and accepted for purchase by us.

(4)

The pricing terms remain unchanged for the January 2021 Notes.

In connection with the amended pricing terms of the Tender Offers, Broadcom also announced it has extended (i) the Early Tender Deadline with respect to the Tender Offers to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 21, 2020 (the "Early Tender Deadline") and (ii) the expected Early Settlement Date with respect to the Tender Offers to April 23, 2020 (the "Early Settlement Date"). Other than the New Tender Considerations, the New Total Considerations, the Early Tender Deadline and the Early Settlement Date, the terms of the Tender Offers remain unchanged.

About Broadcom Inc.
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, wireless, storage and industrial. Our solutions include data center networking and storage, enterprise, mainframe and cyber security software focused on automation, monitoring and security, smartphone components, telecoms and factory automation.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This announcement contains forward-looking statements (including within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act concerning Broadcom. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements that address our expected future business and financial performance and other statements identified by words such as "will", "expect", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "should", "intend", "plan", "potential", "predict" "project", "aim", and similar words, phrases or expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and beliefs of the management of Broadcom, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, such management, current market trends and market conditions and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's and management's control, and which may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on such statements.

Particular uncertainties that could materially affect future results include risks associated with: our acquisition of Symantec Corporation's Enterprise Security business ("Symantec Business"), including (1) potential difficulties in employee retention, (2) unexpected costs, charges or expenses, and (3) our ability to successfully integrate the Symantec Business and achieve the anticipated benefits of the transaction; any loss of our significant customers and fluctuations in the timing and volume of significant customer demand; our dependence on contract manufacturing and outsourced supply chain; our dependency on a limited number of suppliers; global economic conditions and concerns; international political and economic conditions; any acquisitions we may make, such as delays, challenges and expenses associated with receiving governmental and regulatory approvals and satisfying other closing conditions, and with integrating acquired businesses with our existing businesses and our ability to achieve the benefits, growth prospects and synergies expected by such acquisitions, including our recent acquisition of the Symantec Business; government regulations and trade restrictions; our significant indebtedness and the need to generate sufficient cash flows to service and repay such debt; dependence on and risks associated with distributors and resellers of our products; dependence on senior management and our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; involvement in legal or administrative proceedings; quarterly and annual fluctuations in operating results; our ability to accurately estimate customers' demand and adjust our manufacturing and supply chain accordingly; cyclicality in the semiconductor industry or in our target markets; our competitive performance and ability to continue achieving design wins with our customers, as well as the timing of any design wins; prolonged disruptions of our or our contract manufacturers' manufacturing facilities, warehouses or other significant operations; our ability to improve our manufacturing efficiency and quality; our dependence on outsourced service providers for certain key business services and their ability to execute to our requirements; our ability to maintain or improve gross margin; our ability to protect our intellectual property and the unpredictability of any associated litigation expenses; compatibility of our software products with operating environments, platforms or third-party products; our ability to enter into satisfactory software license agreements; sales to our government clients; availability of third party software used in our products; use of open source code sources in our products; any expenses or reputational damage associated with resolving customer product warranty and indemnification claims; market acceptance of the end products into which our products are designed; our ability to sell to new types of customers and to keep pace with technological advances; our compliance with privacy and data security laws; our ability to protect against a breach of security systems; changes in accounting standards; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; our provision for income taxes and overall cash tax costs, legislation that may impact our overall cash tax costs and our ability to maintain tax concessions in certain jurisdictions; and other events and trends on a national, regional and global scale, including those of a political, economic, business, competitive and regulatory nature. Many of the foregoing risks and uncertainties are, and will be, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and any worsening of the global business and economic environment as a result.

Our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which you may obtain for free at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov, discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations and financial condition. Actual results may vary from the estimates provided. We undertake no intent or obligation to publicly update or revise any of the estimates and other forward-looking statements made in this announcement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Contact:
Broadcom Inc.
Beatrice F. Russotto
Investor Relations
408-433-8000
investor.relations@broadcom.com

 

 

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