Successful Euro bond issue for Fromageries Bel

Fromageries Bel has successfully completed its €500 million 7 year-bond issue

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Fromageries Bel today announced it has successfully launched a €500 million bond issue, maturing in April 2024, with an annual coupon of 1.50%. The settlement is scheduled on April 18th 2017.

The proceeds of this issue will be used for the general corporate purposes of Fromageries Bel, including for the potential refinancing of existing debts. The transaction will enable Fromageries Bel to lengthen its maturity debt profile and pursue the diversification of its financial resources.

The issue has been close to 4.6 times oversubscribed by a diversified and high quality investor base. The success of this issue confirms the confidence of the market in the creditworthiness of the group.

Crédit Agricole CIB, Natixis, Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking, Citigroup, MUFG, HSBC and CM-CIC Market Solutions acted as joint lead managers for the offering.

Fromageries Bel (ISIN : FR0000121857– Mnémonique FBEL) is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A.

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