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Thursday 04 April, 2019

Vodafone Group Plc


RNS Number : 2084V
Vodafone Group Plc
04 April 2019

4 April 2019

Vodafone Group Plc






On 4 April 2019, Vodafone closed a US$2 billion hybrid securities offering. The securities are due on 4 April 2079. Vodafone has applied to list the securities on the New York Stock Exchange. The securities have a euro equivalent rate of 4.38%.


This concludes Vodafone's funding requirements for the acquisition of Liberty Global's assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, having raised a total of €20 billion at an average euro equivalent rate of 2.3% and a weighted average maturity of 9.7 years.



Forward-looking statements

This announcement contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to the use of proceeds from Vodafone's SEC-registered capital securities offering. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.


A review of the reasons why actual results and developments may differ materially from the expectations disclosed or implied within forward-looking statements can be found by referring to the information contained under the heading "Risk management'' beginning on page 38 of Vodafone's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the financial year ended 31 March 2018 and ''Risk Factors'' on page 20 of Vodafone's Half-Year Report for the six months ended 30 September 2018. The Half-Year Report and the Annual Report on Form 20-F can be found on Vodafone's website ( Except as otherwise stated herein and as may be required to comply with applicable law and regulations, Vodafone does not intend to update these forward-looking statements and does not undertake any obligation to do so.




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