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SAN DIEGO, CA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CareFusion Corp. (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical technology company, today announced the successful pricing of three series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $1 billion. Of these notes, $300 million will mature in 2017 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 1.450 percent; $400 million will mature in 2024 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 3.875 percent and $300 million will mature in 2044 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 4.875 percent.
CareFusion intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to repay at maturity its $450 million in aggregate outstanding principal amount of 5.125 percent senior notes due 2014. The company intends to use the remaining net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes. The offering is expected to close on May 22, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Barclays Capital Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated are acting as joint book-running managers and representatives of the several underwriters. A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus, which is filed as part of CareFusion's effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-195887), may be obtained from any of the joint book-running managers by calling Barclays Capital Inc. at 888-603-5847, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 212-834-4533, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at 1-800-294-1322. An electronic copy of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus may also be obtained at no charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. The notes are being offered pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-195887) that CareFusion previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such jurisdiction. The offering of the notes will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus.
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