TEL AVIV, Israel, July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Elbit Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: EMITF) (“Elbit”) announced today that Midroog Ltd., an affiliate of Moody’s Investors Services, has given a rating of “A2/Negative,” on a local scale, to all of Elbit’s outstanding notes, as well as to an extension of the Series G Notes in an aggregate principal amount of up to NIS 200 million that Elbit may issue. The above mentioned credit rating was also ratified for additional Series G Notes in an aggregate principal amount of up to NIS 400 million that Elbit may issue in exchange for outstanding notes, subject to certain conditions, as previously announced by Elbit on March 17, 2010.
Elbit is examining the possibility of a future debt offering, but there is no certainty that any such debt offering will be executed.
Any future debt offering, if made, will be executed in Israel to residents of Israel only. Any debt instruments that may be offered will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements.
About Elbit Imaging Ltd.
Elbit Imaging Ltd. operates in the following principal fields of business: (i) Commercial and Entertainment Centers – Initiation, construction, and sale of commercial and entertainment centers and other mixed-use real property projects, predominantly in the retail sector, located in Central and Eastern Europe and in India. In certain circumstances and depending on market conditions, Elbit may operate and manage a commercial and entertainment center prior to its sale; (ii) Hotels – Hotels operation and management, primarily in major European cities; (iii) Image Guided Treatment – Investments in the research and development, production and marketing of magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound treatment equipment; (iv) Residential Projects – Initiation, construction and sale of residential projects and other mixed-use real property projects, predominately residential, located primarily in India and in Eastern Europe; (v) Fashion Apparel – distribution and marketing of fashion apparel and accessories in Israel; and (vi) Other Activities – (a) venture capital investments; (b) investments in hospitals and farm and dairy plants in India, which are in preliminary stages; and (c) wholesale trade of home applications in India.
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