2 March 2012
HeidelbergCement issues a Eurobond
Today, HeidelbergCement issued a Eurobond (ISIN XS0755521142) under its €10 billion EMTN programme with an issuance volume of €300 million and a maturity date of 8 March 2016. The proceeds of the transaction will be used for general corporate purposes.
“The new Eurobond is a great success,” says CEO Dr. Bernd Scheifele. “We could achieve considerably better terms that represent an adequate price for our risk profile. The successful placement is another step on our way to reduce our financing costs through debt reduction and decreasing interest costs.”
The 4 year bond bears a fixed coupon of 4.00% p.a. The issue price is at 100.0%, resulting in a yield to maturity of 4.00%. Joint Lead Managers of the transaction are Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, Commerzbank, Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, Nordea Markets, Raiffeisen Bank International, SEB and Standard Chartered Bank.
HeidelbergCement is the global market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in the fields of cement, concrete and other downstream activities, making it one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials. The company employs some 52,500 people at 2,500 locations in more than 40 countries.
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