Kudelski completes 200 million CHF bond issuance

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Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 29, 2015 – Kudelski SA (SIX: KUD.S), a leading independent provider of media protection and value-added service technology, successfully raised CHF 200 million term debt through the issuance of a fixed rate domestic straight bond. The bonds bear a 1.875 % coupon and have a tenor of 7 years and 3 months with a final maturity on August 12, 2022. Payment date of the bonds is May 12, 2015. (ISIN CH 028’069’593(0)).

The Company hosted a fixed income roadshow on April 28 with presentations in Geneva and Zurich and leveraged on the strong interest from investors and favorable market environment to raise long term funding at competitive conditions.

Proceeds will be used for the refinancing of the existing bond maturing in December 2016 and a partial reduction of outstanding credit lines.

The bonds were placed in majority with private banks and some institutional investors in Switzerland under the sole lead management of Credit Suisse AG. Banque Cantonale Vaudoise and Zürcher Kantonalbank acted as co-managers to the transaction.

About the Kudelski Group
The Kudelski Group is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX: KUD.S). It is a world leader in digital security; its technologies are used in a wide range of services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenues of content owners and service providers for digital television. The Group also offers cyber security solutions and services focused on helping companies assess risks and vulnerabilities and protect their data and systems. The Kudelski Group is also a technology leader in the area of access control and management of people or vehicles at sites and events. The Kudelski Group holds over 4,500 issued and pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, please visit


Santino Rumasuglia
Kudelski Group
Head of Investor Relations
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Kudelski Group
Head of Corporate Communications
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