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Primary Health Properties Bond Offering Rises To GBP82.5 Million

May 16, 2014

Steve McGrath

LONDON (Alliance News) - Primary Health Properties PLC Friday said the coordinator of its convertible bond offering had exercised its option to find subscribers for an additional GBP7.5 million of bonds, taking the total size of the offering to GBP82.5 million.

The company raised GBP75 million in the initial offering, which isn't underwritten, on Tuesday, and gave ISM Capital LLP a so-called greenshoe option over another GBP7.5 million worth of the bonds.

The bonds mature in May 2019 and carry a coupon of 4.25% a year payable semi-annually in arrears. The initial conversion price has been set at 390 pence per share, representing a premium of 16.0% above the volume weighted average price of the company's Shares from launch to pricing.

ISM Capital acted as sole global coordinator and bookrunner for the offering, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC acted as co-bookrunner, and Peel Hunt LLP acted as co-lead manager and corporate broker.

Primary Health Properties shares were down 0.4% at 347.25 pence Friday.

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Source: Alliance News