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CenturyLink Completes Partial Redemption of Senior Notes

MONROE, La., Aug. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that, pursuant to the redemption notice issued on July 26, 2019, its wholly owned subsidiary, Level 3 Financing, Inc., has completed a partial redemption of $400 million in outstanding principal amount of its 6.125% Senior Notes due 2021 at a redemption price equal to 100% of par, plus accrued and unpaid interest.

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This transaction continues CenturyLink's focus on deleveraging and further strengthening its balance sheet to meet its 2.75x-3.25x net leverage objective within the next three years.

Additional information regarding the redemption is available from The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Bank.

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About CenturyLink
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a technology leader delivering hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions to customers located in more than 60 countries. Through its extensive global fiber network, CenturyLink provides secure and reliable services to meet the growing digital demands of businesses and consumers. CenturyLink strives to be the trusted connection to the networked world and is focused on delivering technology that enhances the customer experience. Learn more at

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