08/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/30/2021 06:42
TAL Education Group Announces Repurchase of Convertible Senior Notes due 2026
BEIJING, August 27, 2021 - TAL Education Group ('TAL' or the 'Company') (NYSE: TAL) today announced that the Company has entered into definitive agreements with the holders of its existing 0.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2026 (the '2026 Notes') to repurchase the 2026 Notes (the 'Repurchases'). The aggregate purchase price for the Repurchases will be an amount of cash equal to the sum of (i) $2.3 billion, the aggregate principal amount of the 2026 Notes, and (ii) accrued and unpaid interest calculated based on an interest rate of 0.50% per annum. The Repurchases are expected to be consummated in one or more closings by the end of December 2021.
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About TAL Education Group
TAL Education Group is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. The acronym 'TAL' stands for 'Tomorrow Advancing Life', which reflects our vision to promote top learning opportunities for Chinese students through both high-quality teaching and content, as well as leading edge application of technology in the education experience. TAL Education Group offers comprehensive tutoring services to students from pre-school to the twelfth grade through three flexible class formats: small classes, personalized premium services, and online courses. Our tutoring services cover the core academic subjects in China's school curriculum as well as competence oriented programs. The Company's learning center network currently covers 110 cities. We also operate www.jzb.com, a leading online education platform in China. Our ADSs trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'TAL'.
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