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Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Upsizing and Pricing of 11.500% First-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2023 and Pricing of 5.75% Senior Convertible Notes due 2023

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MIAMI, April one, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE: CUK) (the “Business”) the world’s biggest leisure vacation firm, right now declared that Carnival Company (the “Company”) has priced the non-public choices of $four billion combination principal volume of 11.five hundred% very first-priority senior secured notes thanks 2023 (the “Secured Notes”) of the Company and $one.seventy five billion combination principal volume of five.seventy five% senior convertible notes thanks 2023 of the Company (the “Convertible Notes” and, collectively with the Secured Notes, the “Notes”). The combination principal volume of Secured Notes to be issued was elevated to $four billion from the formerly declared $3 billion. The Company has granted the original purchasers of the Convertible Notes an selection to obtain on or in advance of April eighteen, 2020, up to an supplemental $262.five million combination principal volume of Convertible Notes.

The Secured Notes will spend fascination semi-on a yearly basis on April one and October one of each year, beginning on October one, 2020, at a charge of 11.five hundred% for each year. The Secured Notes will experienced on April one, 2023. The Convertible Notes will spend fascination semi-on a yearly basis on April one and October one of each year, beginning on October one, 2020, at a charge of five.seventy five% for each year. The Convertible Notes will experienced on April one, 2023, unless of course before transformed, redeemed or repurchased.

The original conversion charge for each $one,000 principal volume of Convertible Notes is equivalent to one hundred.0000 shares of typical inventory of the Company, which is equivalent to a conversion rate of roughly $10.00 for each share, topic to adjustment in sure circumstances. The original conversion rate represents a quality of roughly twenty five% to the community providing rate in the Corporation’s concurrent typical inventory providing.

Every collection of Notes will be thoroughly and unconditionally assured, jointly and severally, by Carnival plc and sure of the Corporation’s and Carnival plc’s subsidiaries that personal or work the Company’s vessels and materials intellectual house. Also, the Secured Notes and the associated assures will be secured by a very first-priority lien on the collateral, which consists of, with no limitation, pledges on the capital inventory of each subsidiary guarantor, mortgages on a substantial majority of the vessels and associated vessel collateral, materials intellectual house and pledges around other vessel-associated belongings together with inventory, trade receivables, computer program and on line casino devices.

The Convertible Notes will be convertible at the holder’s selection in sure circumstances. Upon conversion, the Company will fulfill its conversion obligation by paying out or providing, at its election, as relevant, hard cash, shares of its typical inventory or a mix of hard cash and shares of its typical inventory.

The Company expects to use the internet proceeds from the choices of the Notes for standard company needs. The internet proceeds from the providing of Secured Notes will be deposited into a segregated escrow account, pending the releases in accordance with sure collateral perfection thresholds.

The Business also declared right now by different push launch that the Company has priced the formerly declared registered community providing of sixty two,five hundred,000 shares of typical inventory of the Company at a rate of $8.00 for each share. The combination volume of shares of typical inventory to be issued in the concurrent typical inventory providing was lowered to roughly $five hundred million from the formerly declared $one.twenty five billion. The Company has granted the underwriters an selection to obtain up to 9,375,000 of supplemental shares of typical inventory, which selection should be exercised on or in advance of May perhaps one, 2020. Nothing contained herein shall represent an provide to provide or the solicitation of an provide to get the typical inventory. The choices of shares of typical inventory and Convertible Notes are envisioned to settle on April six, 2020, topic to customary closing conditions. The providing of Secured Notes is envisioned to settle on April 8, 2020, topic to customary closing conditions. None of the closings of the choices of shares of typical inventory, Secured Notes or Convertible Notes is conditioned upon the closing of any of the other choices or vice versa.

The Secured Notes are being made available only to individuals reasonably believed to be competent institutional customers in reliance on Rule 144A beneath the Securities Act, and exterior the United States, only to non-U.S. buyers pursuant to Regulation S. The Convertible Notes are being made available only to individuals reasonably believed to be competent institutional customers in reliance on Rule 144A beneath the Securities Act.  The Secured Notes, the Convertible Notes and the shares of typical inventory issuable upon conversion of the Convertible Notes, if any, will not be registered beneath the Securities Act or any point out securities guidelines and may possibly not be made available or sold in the United States absent registration or an relevant exemption from the registration necessities of the Securities Act and relevant point out guidelines.

This push launch shall not represent an provide to provide or a solicitation of an provide to get the Notes or any other securities and shall not represent an provide, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which these kinds of provide, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Carnival Company & plc

Carnival Corporation & plc is the world’s biggest leisure vacation firm with a portfolio of nine of the world’s leading cruise strains. With operations in North The us, Australia, Europe and Asia, its portfolio features Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland The us Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (British isles) and Cunard.

Cautionary Note Relating to Things That May perhaps Impact Upcoming Outcomes

Carnival Company and Carnival plc and their respective subsidiaries are referred to collectively in this push launch as “Carnival Company & plc,” “our,” “us” and “we.” Some of the statements, estimates or projections contained in this document are “ahead-seeking statements” that contain challenges, uncertainties and assumptions with respect to us, together with some statements regarding the financing transactions described herein, potential effects, outlooks, designs, objectives and other occasions which have not still transpired. These statements are intended to qualify for the harmless harbors from legal responsibility furnished by Portion 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Portion 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements other than statements of historic facts are statements that could be deemed ahead-seeking. These statements are based on present expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about our business enterprise and the market in which we work and the beliefs and assumptions of our management. We have experimented with, any time probable, to identify these statements by applying words like “will,” “may possibly,” “could,” “really should,” “would,” “believe that,” “depends,” “assume,” “target,” “anticipate,” “forecast,” “project,” “potential,” “intend,” “strategy,” “estimate,” “goal,” “suggest,” “outlook,” and identical expressions of potential intent or the unfavorable of these kinds of terms.

Ahead-seeking statements include things like individuals statements that relate to our outlook and economic situation together with, but not minimal to, statements pertaining to:

• Net earnings yields

• Net cruise prices, excluding fuel for each readily available lower berth working day

• Booking levels

• Estimates of ship depreciable life and residual values

• Pricing and occupancy

• Goodwill, ship and trademark honest values

• Interest, tax and fuel costs

• Liquidity

• Currency trade prices

• Adjusted earnings for each share

Simply because ahead-seeking statements contain challenges and uncertainties, there are a lot of factors that could trigger our real effects, overall performance or achievements to differ materially from individuals expressed or implied by our ahead-seeking statements. This take note is made up of crucial cautionary statements of the regarded factors that we look at could materially affect the precision of our ahead-seeking statements and adversely affect our business enterprise, effects of operations and economic situation. It is not probable to forecast or identify all these kinds of challenges. There may possibly be supplemental challenges that we look at immaterial or which are unfamiliar. These factors include things like, but are not minimal to, global economic marketplaces and standard financial conditions as nicely as the next:

  • COVID-19 has experienced, and will carry on to have, a materially adverse affect on our economic situation and operations, which impacts our capability to receive acceptable financing to fund any ensuing shortfalls in hard cash from operations. The present, and uncertain potential, affect of the COVID-19 outbreak, together with its outcome on the capability or want of people to vacation (together with on cruises), will carry on to affect our effects, operations, outlooks, designs, objectives, advancement, name, hard cash flows, liquidity, and inventory rate
  • Environment occasions impacting the capability or want of people to vacation may possibly direct to a decline in need for cruises
  • Incidents regarding our ships, company or the cruise trip market as nicely as adverse climate conditions and other purely natural disasters may possibly affect the gratification of our company and crew and direct to reputational problems
  • Variations in and non-compliance with guidelines and rules beneath which we work, these kinds of as individuals relating to health and fitness, setting, security and stability, details privacy and safety, anti-corruption, financial sanctions, trade safety and tax may possibly direct to litigation, enforcement actions, fines, penalties, and reputational problems
  • Breaches in details stability and lapses in details privacy as nicely as disruptions and other damages to our principal places of work, information and facts know-how operations and process networks and failure to preserve tempo with developments in know-how may possibly adversely affect our business enterprise operations, the gratification of our company and crew and direct to reputational problems
  • Means to recruit, produce and retain competent shipboard staff who stay away from household for prolonged intervals of time may possibly adversely affect our business enterprise operations, guest solutions and gratification
  • Boosts in fuel prices, improvements in the forms of fuel consumed and availability of fuel provide may possibly adversely affect our scheduled itineraries and prices
  • Fluctuations in overseas forex trade prices may possibly adversely affect our economic effects
  • Overcapacity and level of competition in the cruise and land-based trip market may possibly direct to a decline in our cruise gross sales, pricing and vacation spot options
  • Geographic areas in which we try out to broaden our business enterprise may possibly be gradual to produce or eventually not produce how we assume
  • Incapacity to put into action our shipbuilding courses and ship repairs, maintenance and refurbishments may possibly adversely affect our business enterprise operations and the gratification of our company

The purchasing of the risk factors established forth higher than is not intended to reflect our indicator of priority or chance.

Ahead-seeking statements really should not be relied upon as a prediction of real effects. Matter to any continuing obligations beneath relevant legislation or any pertinent inventory trade regulations, we expressly disclaim any obligation to disseminate, following the day of this document, any updates or revisions to any these kinds of ahead-seeking statements to reflect any alter in expectations or occasions, conditions or circumstances on which any these kinds of statements are based.

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Resource Carnival Company & plc

Roger Frizzell, Carnival Company, [email protected], (305) 406-7862 Mike Flanagan, LDWW, [email protected], (727) 452-4538

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