Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, dated April 24, 2014
Filed pursuant to Rule 433(d)
Registration Statement No. 333-174164
$300,000,000 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022
April 24, 2014
Pricing Term Sheet
This Pricing Term Sheet dated April 24, 2014 to the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated April 24, 2014 of Centene Corporation (the Company) is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement. The information in this Pricing Term Sheet supplements the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement and supersedes the information in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement to the extent it is inconsistent with the information in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement. Capitalized terms used in this Pricing Term Sheet but not defined have the meanings given them in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement.
|Security Type:||Senior Notes|
|Legal Format:||SEC Registered|
|Settlement Date:||April 29, 2014 (T+3)|
|Maturity Date:||May 15, 2022|
|Benchmark Treasury:||1.75% due May 15, 2022|
|Spread to Benchmark Treasury:||226 bps|
|Yield to Maturity:||4.75%|
|Interest Payment Dates:||Semi-annually on May 15 and November 15, commencing on November 15, 2014|
|Record Dates:||May 1 and November 1|
|Make-whole call:||Make-whole redemption at Treasury Rate + 50 basis points prior to May 15, 2019|
|Optional Redemption:||On or after May 15, 2019 at the following redemption prices (expressed as a percentage of principal amount), plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to the date of redemption on the notes redeemed during the twelve-month period beginning on May 15 of the years indicated below:|
|2021 and thereafter||100.000%|
|Denominations:||$2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 thereof|
|Joint Book Running Managers:|| |
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