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The KeyW Holding Corporation Announces Final Results of Tender Offer for Any and All of Its Outstanding 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019

The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) (the “Company”) announced today the expiration and final results of the Company’s previously announced offer to purchase (the “Tender Offer”) for cash any and all of the Company’s $149.5 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 (CUSIP No. 493723 AA8) (the “Notes”).

The Tender Offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on May 15, 2018. As of the expiration of the Tender Offer, $126,892,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes, representing approximately 84.88% of the outstanding Notes, were validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) pursuant to the Tender Offer. The Company has accepted for purchase all Notes that were validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) pursuant to the Tender Offer at the expiration of the Tender Offer at a purchase price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal amount of Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest on such Notes, if any, from January 15, 2018, up to, but not including, the date of such acceptance and purchase (the “Settlement Date”). Payment for Notes that have been validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) and accepted for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offer will be made on the Settlement Date, which will be today.

After settlement, approximately $22,608,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes will remain outstanding.

RBC Capital Markets, LLC acted as dealer manager for the Tender Offer.

This press release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to buy nor the solicitation of an offer to sell any of the Company’s securities.


About KeyW
KeyW is an innovative national security solutions provider to the Intelligence, Cyber, and Counterterrorism communities. KeyW’s advanced technologies in cyber; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and analytics span the full spectrum of customer missions and enhanced capabilities. The company’s highly skilled workforce solves complex customer challenges such as preventing cyber threats, transforming data to actionable intelligence, and building and deploying sensor packages into any domain. For more information, please visit and follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.

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Media Contact:
Karen Coker
Director, Corporate Communications

Investor Contact:
Mark Zindler
Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasury