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ACCO Brands Corporation Launches Cash Tender Offer And Consent Solicitation For Its Outstanding Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ABD) announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding $425.1 million aggregate principal amount of 10.625% senior secured notes due 2015. In conjunction with the tender offer, ACCO Brands also is soliciting consents to proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Senior Notes. The tender offer and consent solicitation are being made pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated April 16, 2012 and a related Consent and Letter of Transmittal. The tender offer will expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on May 11, 2012, unless extended or earlier terminated by ACCO Brands in its sole discretion.

The tender offer and consent solicitation are being conducted in connection with the pending acquisition by ACCO Brands of the Consumer and Office Products business of MeadWestvaco Corporation. ACCO Brands recently announced that it had entered into a new $1,020 million senior secured credit facility on March 26, 2012 pursuant to which it proposes to refinance a substantial portion of its currently outstanding indebtedness, including the Senior Notes.

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