Seadrill New Finance Limited (the “Issuer”) – Update on Consent Solicitation Launch

02. Jul 2021

Hamilton, Bermuda | July 2, 2021 - Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) (OSE: SDRL, OTCPK:SDRLF) and the Issuer announce that, further to the announcement made by Seadrill and the Issuer on July 2, 2021, a consent solicitation process (the “Consent Solicitation”) has been launched to amend the indenture governing the Issuer’s outstanding 12.0% Senior Secured Notes due 2025, dated as of July 2, 2018, and as amended and supplemented by that certain first supplemental indenture dated as of March 11, 2019.

For further details on the amendment proposed by the Consent Solicitation, please refer to the announcement of the Issuer dated July 2, 2021 and titled “Seadrill New Finance Limited (the “Issuer”) – Update on Restructuring Discussions and Proposed Consent Solicitation Launch”.

The Consent Solicitation will expire at 5 p.m., New York City time, on July 9, 2021, unless extended or earlier terminated by the Issuer. Consents may not be revoked after the time the Issuer enters into the proposed amendment.

About Seadrill

Seadrill is a leading offshore drilling contractor utilizing advanced technology to unlock oil and gas resources for clients across harsh and benign locations across the globe. Seadrill’s high quality, technologically advanced fleet spans all asset classes allowing its experienced crews to conduct its operations from shallow to ultra-deep-water environments. The company operates 43 rigs, which includes drillships, jack-ups and semi-submersibles.

Seadrill is listed on the Oslo Børs and OTC Pink markets. For more information, visit

■ Forward-Looking Statements
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