Rheinberg, 30 June 2015 – Semper idem Underberg GmbH placed its new EUR 30 m corporate bond (ISIN DE000A13SHW9) to institutional investors via private placement. The corporate bond has a semi-annual interest payment with a couponof 5.375% p.a. and a term of 5 years.
The corporate bond was placed via private placementtoinstitutional investors, a number of which have previously invested in Underberg’s outstanding bonds, in Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland as well as in Scandinavia. The order book was closed within a few hours. Trading of the bond in the Open Market of Deutsche Börse AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Quotation Board), issuanceand settlement date arescheduled for 6 July 2015. An application for an unofficial trading of the securities is expected to start on 2 July 2015.
The net proceeds will primarily be used towards the partial refinancing of the outstanding corporate bond due April 2016 (ISIN DE000A1H3YJ1). Furthermore, a part of the net proceeds will be used towards investments in product innovations and variations, the further developmentof the gastronomy concept as well as the successful internationalization of the company’s private labels.
“We are very pleased that we again succeeded in issuing a bond together with our partners despite an adverse market environment. Once again, there was very strong interest by institutional investors. This shows that implementing our strategy and given the associated operational success, Semper idem Underberg GmbH has been recognized as an established and successful player by the capital markets,” stated Wilfried Mocken, authorized representative of the Underberg-Group. Furthermore, Wilfried Mocken confirmed that the company will consistently continue its goal of strengthening its equity capital with the sale of non-operationally required assets.
ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG, Frankfurt, acted as Sole Global Coordinator and Bookrunner. Conpair Corporate Finance GmbH, Essen, acted as Financial Advisor of the company.
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