November 09, 2009 08:48 ET

Cisco Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2009) -  Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cisco intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes.

Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Banc of America Securities LLC, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The offering of securities may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus can be obtained from:

Barclays Capital Inc.   Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
c/o Broadridge Integrated Distribution Service
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
  Prospectus Department
One Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.   Banc of America Securities LLC
Attn: Prospectus Department
Harborside Financial Center
100 Plaza One
Jersey City, NJ 07311-3988
  Prospectus Department
100 West 33rd Street
New York, NY  10001
HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.   J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
c/o Broadridge
1155 Long Island Avenue, Bay 1-7
Edgewood, NY 11717
  270 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Attn - Investment Grade Syndicate Desk

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