Company could exercise option for additional $150 mil
HOLLYWOOD — Disney said Tuesday that it will make a public offering of $1 billion of senior convertible notes due in 2023, with proceeds marked for general corporate purposes.The Mouse House also may exercise an option for an additional $150 million. The offering will draw from a previously filed shelf registration. JP Morgan and Citigroup will jointly rep underwriters on the offering, with Credit Suisse First Boston aboard as a joint lead manager. Mouse shares were off 44¢ at $17.30 Tuesday.