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McDonald's Corporation to Redeem Notes

Sep 18, 2000

Today, McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced it will redeem all its 6-3/4% Notes due February 15, 2003 (Symbol: MCD 03).

The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount plus accrued interest through October 23, 2000, the redemption date. The redemption agent for the notes is:

                       First Union National Bank
                      Customer Information Center
                 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd. - NC 1153
                       Charlotte, NC  28288-1153

McDonald's is the largest and best-known food service retailer with over 28,000 restaurants serving more than 43 million people a day in 119 countries.

SOURCE: McDonald's Corporation

Contact: Investors, Mary Healy, 630-623-6429, or Media, Anna Rozenich,
630-623-7316, both of McDonald's Corporation