SHANGHAI, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bilibili Inc. (“Bilibili” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BILI and HKEX: 9626), an iconic brand and a leading video community for young generations in China, today announced that it closed the offering (the “Notes Offering”) of US$1,400 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2026 (the “Notes”). On November 22, 2021, the initial purchasers notified the Company of their election to exercise their option to purchase up to an additional US$200 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes in full, which is expected to close on November 26, 2021.
The Notes have been offered to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Notes, the ADSs deliverable upon conversion of the Notes, if any, or the Class Z ordinary shares represented thereby or deliverable upon conversion of the Notes in lieu of the ADSs have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other places. They may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons, except to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act.
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About Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili is an iconic brand and a leading video community with a mission to enrich the everyday life of young generations in China. Bilibili offers a wide array of video-based content with “All the Videos You Like” as its value proposition. Bilibili builds its community around aspiring users, high-quality content, talented content creators and the strong emotional bond among them. Bilibili pioneered the “bullet chatting” feature, a live commenting function that has transformed the viewing experience by displaying thoughts and feelings of other audience viewing the same video. It has now become the welcoming home of diverse interests for young generations in China and the frontier to promote Chinese culture across the world.
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