24 October 2016 – Expansión
The real estate company Colonial has completed a bond issue amounting to €600 million with a maturity of eight years and an annual coupon of 1.45%, according to a statement made by the group to the CNMV.
The company will allocate some of the amount raised from this operation to the repayment of bonds issued in May amounting to €750 million; they have a maturity of four years and an annual coupon of 1.863%.
The subscription and payment of the latest issue will likely take place on 28 October. For this operation, Colonial has engaged Deutsche Bank – London Branch, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, JPMorgan, Mediobanca, Merrill Lynch and Natixis.
The company’s return to the debt market comes just days after it announced the acquisition of a stake in Axiare. Specifically, Colonial purchased 15.1% of the Socimi for €135.6 million.
Original story: Expansión (by R.Arroyo)
Translation: Carmel Drake