Sprint Subsidiaries, Clearwire Communications LLC and Clearwire Finance, Inc., to Redeem in Full Both Series of 12% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015 and 12% Second-Priority Secured Notes Due 2017
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 24, 2013 - Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Clearwire Communications LLC and Clearwire Finance, Inc., have delivered notices of redemption to redeem in full both series of their 12% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 and their 12% Second-Priority Secured Notes due 2017, in each case on Dec. 1, 2013.
Each series of 12% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 will be redeemed at a redemption price equal to 103.0% of the aggregate principal amount thereof.
The 12% Second-Priority Secured Notes due 2017 will be redeemed at a redemption price equal to 100.0% of the aggregate principal amount thereof, plus the Applicable Premium (as defined below) as of the redemption date. The “Applicable Premium” means the greater of: (1) 1.0% of the principal amount of such notes; or (2) the excess of (i) the present value at the redemption date of (a) 106.0% of the principal amount of such notes, plus (b) all required interest payments due on such notes through Dec. 1, 2014 (excluding accrued but unpaid interest to the redemption date), computed using a discount rate equal to the Treasury Rate (as defined in the indenture pursuant to which such notes were issued) as of the redemption date plus 50 basis points; over (ii) the principal amount such notes.
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