CRH plc Announces Results of Cash Tender Offer for 6.40% Notes due 2033
24 August 2009
CRH plc (“CRH”) announces that the cash tender offer for up to US$100,000,000 principal amount of the outstanding 6.40% Notes due 2033, issued by CRH America, Inc. and guaranteed by CRH (CUSIP No. 12626P AF 0) (the “Notes”) expired as scheduled on Friday, 21 August 2009.
The total principal value of Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn was US$51,333,000 of which US$51,233,000 were tendered before 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, August 10, 2009, (the “Early Tender Time”). CRH plc has accepted all tenders.
Consideration payable for all accepted tenders is US$920 per US$1,000 principal amount of Notes with a further US$30 per US$1,000 principal amount of Notes payable in respect of Notes tendered before the Early Tender Time and these payments will be made today together with all accrued and unpaid interest.
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. acted as dealer manager for the tender offer and D.F. King & Co., Inc. served as the information and tender agent.
For more information contact:
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
Tel: (866) 834-4666 (toll free)
Tel: (212) 834-3118 (collect)
CRH plc Investor Relations
Tel: +353 1 404 1000