The Walt Disney Company Announces Convertible Note Offering

BURBANK, Calif. -The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) today announced that it is making a public offering of $1.0 billion of senior convertible notes due 2023 ($1.15 billion if an option for an additional $150 million of notes is exercised in full by the underwriters) under a shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Citigroup and JP Morgan will be acting as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters for this offering. Credit Suisse First Boston will be acting as a joint lead manager.