ENP Newswire - 14 August 2014
Release date- 14082014 - Nomura Bank International plc (the 'Issuer') today announced that it has issued US$325 million in principal amount of 30 Year USD Callable Zero Coupon Notes due 2044 (the 'Notes').
The Notes were issued out of the Issuer's Note, Warrant and Certificate Programme and are guaranteed by Nomura Holdings, Inc. The Issuer has been assigned a longterm Standard & Poor's rating of A-. SinoPac Securities Corporation was appointed as lead manager for the transaction, with E.SUN Commercial Bank, Ltd and KGI Securities Co. Ltd each appointed as manager. The Notes were issued at par and bear an internal rate of return of 4.95% per annum. The Notes have been offered to and placed with professional institutional investors in Taiwan and are listed on the GreTai Securities Market. Amy Tsao, President of Nomura in Taiwan commented, 'This bond issuance is a first not just for Nomura, but also for a Japanese financial institution issuing an onshore bond in Taiwan in recent years. Following recent action taken by Taiwan'sFinancial Supervisory Commission to promote the issuance of International Bonds to professional investors in Taiwan, Nomura is delighted to be the first Japanese financial institution to issue GreTai listed International Bonds.' A brief summary of the terms of the Notes are as set forth below.
Issuer Nomura Bank International plc
Programme Issuer Rating A- (S&P)
Guarantor Nomura Holdings, Inc
Issue Date 12 August 2014
Maturity Date 12 August 2044
Issue Price 100%
Principal Amount USD 325,000,000
Denomination USD 1,000,000.00 per Note
Accrual Yield 4.95% per annum
Issuer Call Option Annually Callable
Dealers and Managers SinoPac Securities Corporation, KGI Securities Co. Ltd, and
E.SUN Commercial Bank, Ltd
Lead Manager SinoPac Securities Corporation
Listing GreTai Securities Market ('GTSM')
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Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.