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TNT successfully placed benchmark Eurobond of £450million

(PresseBox) (Amsterdam, ) TNT N.V. announces that it has successfully placed a benchmark Eurobond offering of £ 450 million due August 2018. The bonds have been priced at an issue price of 99.33 per cent and a coupon of 7.500 per cent with settlement on the 14th August 2008. The £ 450 million proceeds have been swapped into € 568 million with a coupon of 7.14% and a maturity of 14th August 2018.

BNP Paribas and HSBC acted as lead managers for this issue. The bonds will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext.

The proceeds of the transaction will be used for general business purposes.

TNT Express GmbH

TNT provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and is expanding operations worldwide to maximise its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs more than 161,500 people. Over 2007, TNT reported EUR 11 billion in revenues and an operating income of EUR 1,192 million. TNT is listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange. The company recognises its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environmental Programme to fight hunger and pollution. More information about TNT can be found on its website