Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) ("FCA") announced today the number of common shares issuable upon the mandatory conversion of its 7.875% mandatory convertible securities (the "Securities") scheduled to occur on December 15, 2016.
Pursuant to the terms of the indenture under which the Securities were issued, each U.S. $100 notional amount of the Securities will convert into 8.3077 of the Company's common shares (the "Common Shares"), nominal value €0.01 per share, based upon the average of the volume weighted average prices of FCA Common Shares on the New York Stock Exchange during the 20 consecutive trading day period beginning November 14, 2016 and ending on December 12, 2016 (inclusive). No action by holders is required to be entitled to receive Common Shares upon conversion of the Securities.
FCA anticipates it will issue a total of 238,846,375 Common Shares upon conversion. No fractional Common Shares will be issued. Registered holders of the Securities will receive cash in lieu of any fractional Common Shares based on a value of $8.5342 per Common Share, which was the daily volume weighted average price of FCA's Common Shares on the New York Stock Exchange on December 12, 2016.
The amount of FCA Common Shares issued and outstanding immediately following the mandatory conversion of the Securities is expected to be 1,527,965,719.
London, 13 December 2016
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