MADISON, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) (the "Company") announced today that the Company's offer to purchase Wyeth Floating Rate Convertible Senior Debentures due 2024 (the "Convertible Debentures") pursuant to the right of holders to surrender their Convertible Debentures for purchase by Wyeth pursuant to their terms (the "Put Option") effective on July 15, 2009 (the "Purchase Date"), expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 (the "Exercise Date").
On the Purchase Date, the Company accepted for purchase all outstanding Convertible Debentures that were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn as of the Exercise Date. Based on final information provided to the Company by The Bank of New York Mellon, the Trustee and Paying Agent for the Put Option, $765,139,000 in aggregate principal amount of Convertible Debentures, representing approximately 97.1 percent of the aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Convertible Debentures prior to the completion of the Put Option, were validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Put Option, at a cash purchase price of $1,000 per $1,000 principal amount at maturity of Convertible Debentures. The aggregate purchase price for the accepted Convertible Debentures of $765,139,000, which was deposited with The Depository Trust Company ("DTC") on July 15, 2009, will be delivered promptly to tendering holders by DTC. Because the Purchase Date coincided with the July 15, 2009 regular interest payment date, there was no accrued but unpaid interest payable on the Convertible Debentures on the Purchase Date, although regular interest payments were paid on the same date to all holders of record as of July 1, 2009, the regular interest payment record date.
Pursuant to the terms of the Put Option, Convertible
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