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Parker Drilling Begins Tender Offer For 2.125% Convertible Senior Notes

Parker Drilling Company (PKD) said it has commenced an any and all cash tender offer for its $125.0 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 2.125% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012. The tender offer would expire at midnight, New York City time, on May 8, 2012, unless extended or earlier terminated by the company.

Holders of notes who validly tender, and do not validly withdraw, their notes on or prior to the Expiration Date would receive $1,003.27 for each $1,000 principal amount of notes purchased in the tender offer, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the settlement date. Tenders of notes must be made on or prior to the Expiration Date, and tendered Notes may be withdrawn at any time on or prior to the Expiration Date.

The tender offer is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated April 11, 2012, including the issuance of $125 million of senior notes on terms and conditions satisfactory to the company.

by RTT Staff Writer

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