HAIFA, Israel, Sept. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or the “Company”) announced today, following its announcement of August 16, 2023, that it completed an issuance in Israel of U.S. Dollar denominated commercial paper in an amount of approximately $300 million par value, bearing an annual interest of the SOFR 3M interest rate and an additional 1% (the “Issuance”). S&P Global Ratings Maalot Ltd. had assigned an ilA-1+ (on local scaling) short term rating to commercial paper.
The commercial paper is for a term of 90 days, which may be extended by additional periods of 90 days each, up to a maximum period of five years, and is also subject to early repayment at the request of an investor with a seven business days notice, or at the Company’s discretion, with a 21 days prior notice. The commercial paper will not be listed on any stock exchange. The proceeds of the Issuance are intended for diversification of the Company’s financing sources and for its ongoing operations.
The Company may issue, from time to time, additional commercial paper (“Additional Potential Issuances”). The execution, timing, terms and amounts to be raised in any Additional Potential Issuances have not been determined and there is no assurance that any Additional Potential Issuances will be made.
The commercial papers issued in the Issuance, and that may be issued in any Additional Potential Issuances, if completed, will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation “S” promulgated under the Securities Act) without registration under the Securities Act or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Any offering of securities in any Additional Potential Issuances, if made, will be made only in Israel. This announcement shall not constitute a solicitation or an offer to buy any securities.
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.
Dr. Yaacov (Kobi) Kagan, ExecutiveVP – CFO
Rami Myerson, Director, Investor Relations
This press release may contain forward–looking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and the Israeli Securities Law, 1968) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries (collectively the Company), to the extent such statements do not relate to historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions about future events. Forward–looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions about the Company, which are difficult to predict, including projections of the Company’s future financial results, its anticipated growth strategies and anticipated trends in its business. Therefore, actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these forward–looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Company operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others; changes in global health and macro-economic conditions; differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; changes in the competitive environment; and the outcome of legal and/or regulatory proceedings. The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.’s latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward–looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, level of activity, performance or achievements. Moreover, neither the Company nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any of these forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.
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