Astaldi S.p.A. (the "Company") hereby announces its intention to proceed with the verification of the identity of the existing holders of the two bonds issued by the Company, being:
(i) the notes denominated “Euro 140,000,000 4.875 per cent. Equity-Linked Notes due 21 June 2024” governed by English law; and
(ii) the notes denominated “Euro 750,000,000 7.125% Senior Notes due 2020” governed by New York law.
The above is in order to coordinate the communications with the same bondholders in view of the composition with creditors proceeding (concordato preventivo) commenced by the Company on 14 February 2019 and currently pending before the Court of Rome. As provided under articles 160, 161 and 186-bis of the Italian Insolvency Law (Royal Decree 267/42), the composition with creditors is aimed at enabling the Company to continue carrying on its business as a going concern.
To this end, the Company, through its Information Agent Lucid Issuer Services Limited, has proceeded with the dissemination of an official request for the release of information relating to the interests held in the securities referred to above as of the record date of 24 June 2019, 5:00 p.m. CET. The text of such letter of request is attached to this press release.