MIAMI, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE: CUK) right now declared that Carnival Corporation (the “Corporation”) has shut its personal giving of $3.5 billion combination principal volume of 5.75% senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the “Unsecured Notes”).

The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the providing of the Unsecured Notes to make scheduled principal payments on financial debt through 2021 and for general corporate applications, such as, with no limitation, the financing or refinancing of a portion of the purchase value, rental payments, costs and bills similar to sure of our current and potential residence, plant and gear (like leased property and vessels) and their restore, alternative and advancements, as nicely as any other payments linked to our vessels’ all set-for-sea costs, in each and every circumstance to the extent this kind of quantities are not included by the Corporation’s current and long term export credit score services.

The Unsecured Notes have been offered only to folks fairly believed to be certified institutional prospective buyers in reliance on Rule 144A less than the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and outside the United States, only to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S less than the Securities Act. The Unsecured Notes will not be registered underneath the Securities Act or any point out securities rules and may possibly not be presented or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration demands of the Securities Act and relevant point out legislation.

This push launch shall not constitute an provide to offer or a solicitation of an supply to obtain the Unsecured Notes or any other securities and shall not constitute an present, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which this sort of an provide, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

PJT Associates is serving as unbiased fiscal advisor to Carnival Corporation & plc.

About Carnival Corporation & plc

Carnival Company & plc is a single of the world’s premier leisure journey organizations with a portfolio of nine of the world’s major cruise strains. With operations in North The us, Australia, Europe and Asia, its portfolio capabilities Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland The united states Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (United kingdom) and Cunard.

Cautionary Be aware Concerning Things That May perhaps Have an affect on Potential Results

Carnival Company and Carnival plc and their respective subsidiaries are referred to collectively in this push launch as “Carnival Corporation & plc,” “our,” “us” and “we.” Some of the statements, estimates or projections contained in this press release are “forward-wanting statements” that include risks, uncertainties and assumptions with regard to us, which include some statements relating to the funding transactions described herein, long term results, functions, outlooks, programs, plans, status, hard cash flows, liquidity and other gatherings which have not but happened.  These statements are intended to qualify for the secure harbors from liability offered by Segment 27A of the Securities Act and Area 21E of the Securities Trade Act of 1934.  All statements other than statements of historical info are statements that could be deemed forward-seeking.  These statements are primarily based on present anticipations, estimates, forecasts and projections about our organization and the industry in which we work and the beliefs and assumptions of our administration.  We have attempted, every time attainable, to discover these statements by applying words like “will,” “might,” “could,” “need to,” “would,” “consider,” “relies upon,” “hope,” “target,” “foresee,” “forecast,” “undertaking,” “long run,” “intend,” “plan,” “estimate,” “focus on,” “point out,” “outlook” and similar expressions of long run intent or the damaging of these kinds of phrases.

Ahead-seeking statements consist of all those statements that relate to our outlook and financial place like, but not limited to, statements regarding:

  • Pricing
  • Reserving concentrations
  • Occupancy
  • Desire, tax and gasoline bills
  • Currency trade fees
  • Estimates of ship depreciable life and residual values
  • Goodwill, ship and trademark fair values
  • Liquidity and credit score ratings
  • Altered earnings for every share
  • Impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus international pandemic on our money problem and outcomes of operations

Since ahead-seeking statements entail dangers and uncertainties, there are many variables that could trigger our true benefits, overall performance or achievements to vary materially from individuals expressed or implied by our ahead-on the lookout statements.  This note contains important cautionary statements of the identified variables that we consider could materially have an affect on the accuracy of our ahead-wanting statements and adversely influence our business enterprise, final results of operations and economic place.  Also, numerous of these risks and uncertainties are at present amplified by, and will continue to be amplified by, or in the upcoming may possibly be amplified by, the COVID-19 outbreak.  It is not attainable to forecast or recognize all these kinds of threats.  There could be extra hazards that we take into account immaterial or which are mysterious. 

These aspects involve, but are not minimal to, the following:

  • COVID-19 has experienced, and is expected to go on to have, a considerable impression on our monetary problem and operations, which impacts our potential to obtain satisfactory financing to fund ensuing reductions in cash from functions. The present, and unsure future, effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, including its effect on the capacity or wish of people today to vacation (including on cruises), is predicted to carry on to effect our outcomes, operations, outlooks, ideas, aims, reputation, litigation, funds flows, liquidity, and inventory price tag
  • As a outcome of the COVID-19 outbreak, we may perhaps be out of compliance with just one or far more routine maintenance covenants in selected of our financial debt amenities, for which we currently have amendments for the time period via November 30, 2021 with the future testing day of February 28, 2022
  • Entire world gatherings impacting the capability or wish of folks to travel have and might go on to direct to a drop in need for cruises
  • Incidents regarding our ships, visitors or the cruise family vacation sector as effectively as adverse temperature circumstances and other pure disasters have in the previous and may well, in the potential, impact the pleasure of our visitors and crew and lead to reputational harm
  • Improvements in and non-compliance with laws and rules beneath which we operate, these kinds of as all those relating to health, ecosystem, basic safety and stability, data privacy and safety, anti-corruption, economic sanctions, trade security and tax have in the previous and might, in the future, lead to litigation, enforcement actions, fines, penalties, and reputational hurt
  • Breaches in information stability and lapses in details privateness as effectively as disruptions and other damages to our principal workplaces, details technologies operations and program networks, which includes the recent ransomware incidents, and failure to maintain rate with developments in technology might adversely influence our organization functions, the fulfillment of our visitors and crew and could guide to reputational hurt
  • Skill to recruit, acquire and keep qualified shipboard personnel who reside away from dwelling for extended periods of time may perhaps adversely impact our company functions, guest products and services and fulfillment
  • Boosts in fuel selling prices, alterations in the styles of gasoline consumed and availability of fuel provide could adversely affect our scheduled itineraries and prices
  • Fluctuations in foreign forex exchange rates may perhaps adversely affect our economical results
  • Overcapacity and opposition in the cruise and land-dependent vacation field might guide to a decrease in our cruise product sales, pricing and destination solutions and
  • Inability to put into action our shipbuilding plans and ship repairs, servicing and refurbishments may perhaps adversely impact our business enterprise functions and the gratification of our company.

The ordering of the risk factors established forth higher than is not meant to replicate our indicator of precedence or probability.

Ahead-looking statements should really not be relied upon as a prediction of actual success.  Matter to any continuing obligations less than applicable legislation or any pertinent inventory exchange regulations, we expressly disclaim any obligation to disseminate, right after the date of this document, any updates or revisions to any this kind of forward-on the lookout statements to replicate any transform in expectations or activities, problems or circumstances on which any these kinds of statements are dependent.

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Supply Carnival Corporation & plc

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