DGAP-News: Aroundtown Property Holdings Plc. / Key word(s): Bond/Real Estate
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AROUNDTOWN PROPERTY HOLDINGS PLC SUCCESSFULLY PLACES EUR 600 MILLION 1.5% SENIOR UNSECURED 6 YEARS BONDS
26 April 2016
Aroundtown Property Holdings plc (Aroundtown) today completed the successful placement of EUR 600 million of senior, unsecured 6 year bonds (the "Bonds").
Following a book-building process, Aroundtown fixed the nominal coupon of the Bonds at 1.5% p.a., payable annually in arrears. The Bonds are in denominations of EUR 100,000 and were offered exclusively to institutional investors at an issue price of 95.542%. The offer was over-subscribed.
Settlement is expected to take place on or around 3 May 2016. Aroundtown intends to apply for the inclusion of the Bonds to trading on the Open Market (Freiverkehr) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Aroundtown intends to use the amount raised in the issue of the Bonds to fund Aroundtown's acquisitions growth strategy and repayment of existing debt.
Aroundtown Property Holdings Plc (trading symbol: AT1 on Frankfurt Stock Exchange/Xetra; ALATP on Euronext) is a specialist real estate company focused on value-add income generating properties primarily in the German real estate markets. For the 12 months ending 31 December 2015, Aroundtown reported an adjusted EBITDA of EUR153 million and a net profit of EUR921 million. Total EPRA NAV as of 31 December 2015 amounts to EUR3.04 billion.
Aroundtown Property Holdings Plc (ISIN: CY0105562116) is a public limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Cyprus, having its registered office at Artemidos & Nikou Dimitriou, 54 B, 6027, Larnaca, Cyprus (registered number HE148223).
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