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Announcement of the Republic of Slovenia Cash Tender Offer on EUR denominated Notes

Announcement of the Republic of Slovenia Cash Tender Offer on EUR denominated Notes

Republic of Slovenia announces a cash tender offer on:

  • EUR denominated 2023 Notes (ISIN SI0002103974) maturing on 31 March 2023 and
  • EUR denominated 2024 Notes (ISIN SI0002102984) maturing on 9 September 2024

on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated 14 February 2023 (the “Tender Offer Memorandum”).

The cash tender offer commences on 14 February 2023 and, unless extended, amended or terminated in accordance with the Tender Offer Memorandum expires on 20 February 2023.

A detailed announcement of the cash tender offer is in the attachment and published on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange.

Disclaimer: This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. The complete terms and conditions of the Offers are set forth in the Tender Offer Memorandum, which will be sent to Noteholders at their request. This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum contain important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made with respect to the Offers. If you are in any doubt as to the contents of this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum or the action you should take, you are recommended to seek your own financial and legal advice, including as to any tax consequences, immediately from your stockbroker, bank manager, solicitor, accountant or other independent financial or legal adviser. Any individual or company whose Notes are held on its behalf by a broker, dealer, bank, custodian, trust company or other nominee or intermediary must contact such entity if it wishes to participate in the Offers. None of the Dealer Managers, the KDD or the Issuer makes any recommendation as to whether Noteholders should tender Notes for purchase pursuant to the Offers.

Offer and distribution restrictions: Neither this announcement nor the Tender Offer Memorandum constitutes an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell Notes (and tenders of Notes in the Offers will not be accepted from Noteholders) in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. In those jurisdictions where the securities, blue sky or other laws require an Offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer and any of the Dealer Managers or any of the Dealer Managers’ respective affiliates is such a licensed broker or dealer in any such jurisdiction, that Offer shall be deemed to be made by such Dealer Manager or affiliate, as the case may be, on behalf of the Issuer in such jurisdiction. The distribution of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum comes are required by the Issuer and the Dealer Managers to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.