Hornbach places Euro 250 million corporate bond
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Bornheim bei Landau (Pfalz), October 18, 2019. Hornbach Baumarkt AG yesterday placed a bond with a volume of Euro 250 million and a 7-year term (ISIN DE000A255DH9). Based on a coupon of 3.250% p.a. and an issue price of 99.232%, the yield on the security, which is denominated in amounts of Euro 100,000, stands at 3.375% p.a. High demand from institutional investors meant the issue was several times oversubscribed. The bond, which is guaranteed by Hornbach International GmbH, is expected to be traded on October 25, 2019 on the Regulated Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
In the run-up to the transaction, Hornbach Baumarkt AG – represented by its Supervisory Board Chairman Albrecht Hornbach and CFO Roland Pelka – encountered great interest from investors during a three-day roadshow in Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris.
The issue proceeds are to be used in particular to refinance the company’s existing bond due to mature on February 15, 2020 (ISIN DE000A1R02E0). The transaction is being accompanied by Commerzbank, HSBC, and UniCredit as joint lead managers and bookrunners.
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