Viacom Announces Redemption of Senior Notes Due 2014

Mar 04, 2014
By ViacomCBS Staff

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)(NASDAQ:VIA) today announced that it would redeem all of its outstanding 4.375% Senior Notes due September 15, 2014 (the “2014 Senior Notes”) on April 3, 2014, the redemption date.

The redemption price for the 2014 Senior Notes is equal to the sum of the principal amount of the 2014 Senior Notes outstanding, the make-whole amount calculated in accordance with the terms of the 2014 Senior Notes and the related indenture under which the 2014 Senior Notes were issued, and the accrued and unpaid interest on the 2014 Senior Notes up to, but not including, the redemption date of April 3, 2014. The aggregate principal amount of the 2014 Senior Notes outstanding is $600,000,000.

Holders owning 2014 Senior Notes (CUSIP No. 92553PAE2) through a broker, bank or other nominee should contact that party for information. For more information, 2014 Senior Note holders may call the Bondholder Relations Department of BNY Mellon, the trustee and paying agent for the 2014 Senior Notes, at 1-800-254-2826.

About Viacom

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

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Viacom Inc.
Jeremy Zweig, 212-846-7503
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Mark Jafar, 212-846-8961
Vice President, Corporate Communications
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Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
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Director, Investor Relations