Press Releases 2017

Issue of the 51st Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond and the 52nd Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

March 2, 2017
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces today that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 51st unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (also known as the “Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Bond”) and its 52nd unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (collectively, the “Bonds”).

The 51st Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond The 52nd Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond
1. Total amount of issue JPY 400 billion JPY 50 billion
2. Denomination per bond JPY 1 million JPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate 2.03% per annum 2.030% per annum
4. Issue price 100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price 100% of the principal amount
6. Term 7 years 7 years
7. Maturity date March 15, 2024 March 8, 2024
8. Redemption The Bonds will be redeemed in full upon maturity. The Bonds may also be repurchased and redeemed at any time commencing from the first day following the closing date, subject to requirements of the book-entry transfer institution.
9. Coupon payment dates March 16 and September 16 of each year March 8 and September 8 of each year
10. Offering period March 3, 2017 to March 15, 2017 March 2, 2017
11. Closing date March 16, 2017 March 8, 2017
12. Method of offering Offering to the general public in Japan
13. Market Mainly retail investors Institutional investors
14. Collateral No collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bonds.
15. Guarantor SoftBank Corp.
16. Covenants Negative pledge clause, clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status, and net worth maintenance clause Negative pledge clause
17. Underwriters
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd.
  • Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • IwaiCosmo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SMBC Friend Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mito Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nishi-Nippon City Tokai Tokyo Securities Co.,Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
18. Contact for purchase Head office and domestic branches of underwriters
19. Trustee Aozora Bank, Ltd. -
20. Fiscal agent - Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
21. Book-entry transfer institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
22. Rating A-
(Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
A-
(Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
23. Use of proceeds Redemption of bonds, repayment of borrowings, and funds for investments and loans

This press release relates to offerings of Japanese Yen-denominated Bonds (the “Bonds”) that are intended to be directed into Japan and its residents thereof in accordance with the law, customary practices and documentation in Japan. This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale in the United States. The Bonds have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an application exemption from the registration requirements under the Act.

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