Special retailer Neiman Marcus Group Inc announced that it has commenced offers to exchange (1) up to $700,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 9 percent/9 3/4 percent new Senior Notes due 2015 for a like principal amount of its currently outstanding 9 percent/9 3/4 percent Senior Notes due 2015 and (2) up to $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its new 10 3/8 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 for a like principal amount of its currently outstanding 10 3/8 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015.
The new notes are substantially identical to the original notes, except that the new notes have been registered under the federal securities laws, are not subject to transfer restrictions and are not entitled to certain registration rights relating to the original notes.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to exchange nor a solicitation of an offer to exchange the original notes. The exchange offers are made only by the prospectus dated June 5, 2006.
A written prospectus providing the terms of each exchange offer may be obtained through the exchange agent - Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Corporate Trust Operations, MAC N9303-121, P.O. Box 1517, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480. These exchange offers commenced on June 5, 2006, and are scheduled to expire at 5 p.m. Eastern time (EST) on July 5, 2006, unless extended.
Neiman Marcus operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment and the Direct Marketing segment. The Specialty Retail Stores segment consists primarily of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores. The Direct Marketing segment conducts both print catalog and online operations under the Neiman Marcus, Horchow, and Bergdorf Goodman brand names.