OneSmart Announces Private Placement of US$25 Million Convertible Notes
SHANGHAI, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OneSmart International Education Group Limited (NYSE: ONE) ("OneSmart" or the "Company"), a leading premium K-12 education company in China, today announced that it has entered into definitive transaction documents with Yiheng Capital Partners, L.P., an existing minority shareholder of the Company (the "Purchaser"), pursuant to which OneSmart will issue and sell convertible note in a principal amount of US$25 million to the Purchaser through private placement. The closing of such private placement is expected to occur on or around February 28, 2020.
The convertible note to be issued to the Purchaser bear interest at a rate of 4.75% per year. Interest shall be payable semi-annually in arrears on each August 1 and February 1, commencing on August 1, 2020. The convertible notes will mature on February 28, 2025 unless repurchased or converted in accordance with their terms prior to such date. The Purchaser may require the Company to repurchase all or part of its convertible notes in cash on February 28, 2023, or in the event of certain fundamental changes.
Subjected to and upon compliance with the terms of the convertible notes, the Purchaser has the right to convert all or any portion of the convertible notes at its option at any time after the determination of the initial conversion price and prior to the close of business on the second business day immediately preceding the maturity date. Upon conversion, the Company will pay or deliver to the Purchaser Class A ordinary shares of the Company ("Class A Shares"). The initial conversion price shall be equal to such amount per Class A Share that equals to the product of (a) 125% and (b) a reference price benchmarked against trading price of the Company's ADSs.
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Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Shanghai, OneSmart International Education Group Limited is a leading premium K-12 education company in China. Since commencement of our business, our vision is to build the most trusted "Third Classroom" outside of home and school and our mission is to bring out the utmost learning power in each student by cultivating his or her study motivation, capability and perseverance, and enable our students to pursue their life-long success. Our company culture is centered on the core values of customer focus, execution, innovation and teamwork.
The Company has built a comprehensive premium K-12 education platform that encompasses OneSmart VIP business (Premium K-12 1-on-1 training services), HappyMath (Premium math education programs), and FasTrack English (Premium English education programs). We also offer our comprehensive online classes through OneSmart Online, our premium online education services platform. As of November 30, 2019, OneSmart operates a nationwide network of 430 learning centers across 35 cities in China.
For more information on OneSmart, please visit http://www.onesmart.investorroom.com.
For more information, please contact:
Ms. Rebecca Shen
Phone: +86-21-5255-9339 ext. 8139
Mr. Christian Arnell
In the United States
Ms. Linda Bergkamp
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