AMR Announces Exercise of Convertible Senior Notes Over-Allotment Option
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMR Corp. (NYSE: AMR), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., announced today that the underwriters of its previously announced convertible senior note offering have exercised in full their option to purchase additional notes to cover over-allotments in respect of such offering. AMR will issue a total of $460,000,000 principal amount of its 6.25% convertible senior notes due 2014 (including $60,000,000 in principal amount of notes issued pursuant to the option exercise). Completion of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to close on Sept. 28, 2009.
Citi, Morgan Stanley, and UBS Investment Bank are acting as book-running managers for the offering.
An automatically effective shelf registration statement relating to the notes has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from: Citi, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (tel: 800-831-9146); Morgan Stanley, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department (email: email@example.com); or UBS Investment Bank, Attention: Prospectus Department, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171 (tel: 888-827-7275).
SOURCE: AMR Corporation