FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that, in connection with its previously announced offers to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) any and all outstanding 4.400% Notes due 2021, 3.000% Notes due 2026 and 6.700% Notes due 2026 (collectively, the “Bard Notes”) issued by C. R. Bard, Inc. (“Bard”) for new notes issued by BD (the “BD Notes”) and cash, and the related consent solicitations (the “Consent Solicitations”) being made by BD on behalf of Bard to adopt certain proposed amendments to the respective indentures governing the Bard Notes, BD has amended the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations to extend the expiration date of the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations from 12:01 a.m., New York City time, on November 28, 2017 to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 14, 2017 (the “New Expiration Date”), which date and time may be modified as described below.
As of 12:01 a.m., New York City time, on November 28, 2017, the following principal amounts of the BD Notes had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn (and consents thereby validly given and not validly revoked):
Title of Series/CUSIP
Bard Notes Tendered at Current Expiration Date
Number of Bard Notes to be
Aggregate Principal Amount
4.400% Notes due 2021 / 067383 AC3
6.700% Notes due 2026 / 067383 AA7
3.000% Notes due 2026 / 067383 AE9
Withdrawal rights have expired in respect of the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for each series of the Bard Notes.
The Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations are being made pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated May 5, 2017 (the “Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement”), as amended by BD’s press releases, dated May 19, 2017, June 5,