Capital market-relevant press releases, 2009-02-16, 06:32 PM
ThyssenKrupp issued a “Dual tranche”-bond with a total volume of 1,500 million Euro
ThyssenKrupp Finance Nederland B.V. today issued a 1,500 million Euro a “Dual tranche”-bond documented under the company´s 3 billion Euro Debt Issuance Programme. The bond is unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by ThyssenKrupp AG. Joint bookrunners are Calyon Crédit Agricole CIB, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank and Unicredit (HVB).
The bond was issued in two tranches with a 4 year and a 7 year maturity.
･ The 4 year tranche carries a coupon of 6.75% p.a. at an issue price of 99.491%.
･ The 7 year tranche carries a coupon of 8.50% p.a. at an issue price of 99.084%.
With this transaction ThyssenKrupp AG intends to refinance its 500 million Euro bond redemption in March 2009 as well as to extend its debt maturity profile.
The bonds have a minimum denomination of 1,000 Euro and are therefore eligible to be bought by retail investors.