Worldline announces the results of the tender offer on its bonds due September 2024

Paris La Défense — 17 / 05 / 2023

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, today announces the results of the tender offer on its bonds due in September 2024.

La Défense


Worldline announces today the results of the tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) on its € 600,000,000 1.625% bonds due September 2024 (ISIN: FR0013281946) issued in 2017 (the “Series A Bonds”) and on its € 500,000,000 0.25% bonds due September 2024 (ISIN: FR0013448032) issued in 2019 (the “Series B Bonds” and together with the Series B Bonds, the "Bonds"). The Bonds are admitted to trading on Euronext Paris.

The nominal amount validly tendered and accepted for purchase by Worldline in connection with the Tender Offer amounted to € 385,600,000 and is split as follows:

  • € 245,300,000 of the Series A Bonds at a purchase price of 97.656% plus 1.117% accrued interest, of which € 354,700,000 will remain outstanding after cancellation of the repurchased Bonds, and;
  • € 140,300,000 of the Series B Bonds at a purchase price of 95.891% plus 0.168% accrued interest, of which € 359,700,000 will remain outstanding after cancellation of the repurchased Bonds.

The settlement date for the Tender Offer is expected to be 22 May 2023. The Bonds redeemed will be cancelled.

HSBC and Natixis acted as Dealer Managers.


This press release and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer to repurchase the Bonds or an invitation to sell the Bonds, or an invitation to participate in such an offer to repurchase in, or from, any country in or from which, or from or to any person to whom, such invitation is prohibited by applicable laws and regulations. The distribution of this press release in certain countries may be restricted by law and/or be subject to specific regulations. No steps have been or will be taken to comply with any registration, approval or other requirement under the laws of any jurisdiction. Persons in possession of this document are required to inform themselves and to comply with all applicable legal and regulatory restrictions.

Forthcoming events

  • June 8, 2023                     Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting
  • July 26, 2023                    H1 2023 results
  • October 25, 2023             Q3 2023 revenue


About Worldline

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] helps businesses of all shapes and sizes to accelerate their growth journey – quickly, simply, and securely. With advanced payments technology, local expertise and solutions customised for hundreds of markets and industries, Worldline powers the growth of over one million businesses around the world. Worldline generated a 4.4 billion euros revenue in 2022.

Worldline’s corporate purpose (“raison d’être”) is to design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. Worldline makes them environmentally friendly, widely accessible, and supports social transformation.


This document contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including references, concerning the Group's expected growth and profitability in the future which may significantly impact the expected performance indicated in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are linked to factors out of the control of the Company and not precisely estimated, such as market conditions or competitors’ behaviours. Any forward-looking statements made in this document are statements about Worldline’s beliefs and expectations and should be evaluated as such. Forward-looking statements include statements that may relate to Worldline’s plans, objectives, strategies, goals, future events, future revenues or synergies, or performance, and other information that is not historical information. Actual events or results may differ from those described in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties that are described within the 2022 Universal Registration Document filed with the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) on April 28, 2023 under the filling number: D.23-0371.

Revenue organic growth and Operating Margin before Depreciation and Amortization (OMDA) improvement are presented at constant scope and exchange rate. OMDA is presented as defined in the 2022 Universal Registration Document. All amounts are presented in € million without decimal. This may in certain circumstances lead to non-material differences between the sum of the figures and the subtotals that appear in the tables. 2023 objectives are expressed at constant scope and exchange rates and according to Group’s accounting standards.

Worldline does not undertake, and specifically disclaims, any obligation or responsibility to update or amend any of the information above except as otherwise required by law.

This document is disseminated for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell, any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States unless they have been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or the securities laws of any U.S. state, or are exempt from registration. The securities that may be offered in any transaction have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act or the securities laws of any U.S. state and Worldline does not intend to make a public offering of any such securities in the United States.

Laurent Marie

Laurent Marie

Head of Investor Relations - Worldline Global
Benoit d'amécourt

Benoit d’Amécourt

Deputy head of Investor Relations
Sandrine van der Ghinst

Sandrine van der Ghinst

Group Head of Communication
+32 (0)499 585 380
Hélène Carlander

Hélène Carlander

Group Head of External Communication