Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, announced holders of the Company's 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2013 (the "Securities") have the right to surrender their Securities for purchase by Trina Solar pursuant to the terms of the indenture for the Securities (the "Option"). The Option expires on August 4, 2011.
The Option entitles each holder of the Securities to require the Company to purchase, on August 5, 2011, all or any part of such holder's Securities at a price equal to the principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest. Trina Solar will pay the purchase price solely with cash. Holders that do not surrender their Securities for purchase pursuant to the Option will maintain the right to convert their Securities, subject to the terms, conditions and adjustments applicable to the Securities.
The opportunity to surrender Securities for purchase pursuant to the Option will terminate at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 4, 2011. In order to exercise the Option, a holder must follow the procedures set forth in the notice to holders. Holders may withdraw any Securities previously surrendered for purchase at any time prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 4, 2011.
Trina Solarwill file a Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO for the Securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, documents specifying the terms, conditions and procedures for surrendering and withdrawing Securities for purchase, including the notices to holders, will be available through The Depository Trust Company and the paying agent. Neither Trina Solar nor its Board of Directors or employees have made or are making any representation or recommendation as to whether or not any holder should surrender any Securities.