ENP Newswire - 27 May 2014
Release date- 23052014 - Following the bonds issued in 2012 and 2013, HOCHTIEF successfully placed its third bond today.
The EUR 500 million non-rated bond matures in 2019 and has a coupon of 2.625 percent. The offer was greeted with strong demand from investors and was placed at a spread of 195.5 basis points. The order book was oversubscribed more than 4 times with demand for almost EUR 2.3 billion.
'This successful launch further underlines our positive standing in domestic and international capital markets as well as the confidence of bond investors in the HOCHTIEF Group and in our strategy,' said HOCHTIEF's Chief Executive Officer Marcelino Fernandez Verdes.
The new HOCHTIEF bond has a denomination of EUR 1,000. Investors in more than 25 countries subscribed for the bond, which further extends the maturity profile of the Group's debt portfolio in the interest of a long-term, balanced financing strategy. HOCHTIEF will use the proceeds to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, ING Bank N.V., The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and UniCredit Bank AG act as Joint Lead Managers/Bookrunners. Bayerische Landesbank acts as Co-Lead Manager.
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