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Spansion Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $200 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes | Cypress Semiconductor

Spansion Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $200 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

Last Updated: November 04, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 --

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE) today announced that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Spansion LLC, has agreed to sell $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.875% Senior Notes Due 2017 in a private offering. Spansion intends to close the transaction on November 9, 2010.


Spansion intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding under the company's $450 million term loan.

The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or applicable state securities laws, and will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A and in offshore transactions pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. Unless so registered, the notes may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

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