Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
Registration No. 333-186144
Issuer Free Writing Prospectus dated January 21, 2015
Relating to Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated January 21, 2015




Pricing Term Sheet


3.250% Notes due 2025



Adobe Systems Incorporated (“Adobe”)



Principal Amount:





February 1, 2025







Price to Public:

98.928% of principal amount



Interest Payment Dates:

February 1 and August 1, commencing August 1, 2015



Day Count Convention:




Proceeds (before expenses) to Adobe:




Benchmark Treasury:

2.250% due November 15, 2024



Spread to Benchmark Treasury:

155 basis points



Yield to Maturity:




Benchmark Treasury Price and Yield:




Optional Redemption:

Make-whole call at T+25 basis points.




On or after the date that is 3 months prior to the maturity date, the Company may redeem the Notes at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount thereof plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the date of redemption.



Change of Control Triggering Event:

Putable at 101% of principal plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to, but excluding, the date of purchase.



Trade Date:

January 21, 2015



Settlement Date:

January 26, 2015 (T+3)




$2,000 and multiples of $1,000 thereafter




00724F AC5 / US0072FAC59




Moody’s: Baa1 (stable outlook)




S&P: A- (stable outlook)



Joint Book-Running Managers:

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC


Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith



RBS Securities Inc.


Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC


US Bancorp Investments, Inc.


Wells Fargo Securities, LLC




Citigroup Global Markets Inc.


HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.


Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc.


SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.


*A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.


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