Cisco Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
SAN JOSE, Calif. March 9, 2011 - Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual terms of the notes, including interest rate, principal amount and maturity will depend on market conditions at the time of pricing.
Cisco intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan, Citi, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint book-running managers.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering of securities may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus can be obtained from:
BofA Merrill Lynch
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New York, NY 10001
Attn: Syndicate Operations
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
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New York, NY 10282
Attention: Prospectus Department
383 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10179
Attn: High Grade Syndicate Desk 3rd Floor
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Brooklyn, New York 11220
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New York, New York 10014
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Wells Fargo Securities
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Attn: Syndicate Operations
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