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AREVA launches a new 10-year bond issue of 750 million euros

Press release

GROUPE / FINANCE

September 08, 2010

AREVA launched and priced today a 750 million euros bond issue due on March 22, 2021 (10-year maturity) with an annual coupon of 3.5%.

Demand rapidly reached an amount close to 2 billion euros, leading to the anticipated closure of the order book.

This bond issue completes the 7-year and the 15-year tranches issued on September 11, 2009 and the 10-year tranche issued on October 23, 2009 for a total amount of 3 billion euros.

It secures the long-term financing needs of the group while benefiting from exceptional market conditions.

AREVA is rated “BBB+” by Standard and Poor’s with a “stable” outlook.

BBVA, Citi and Royal Bank of Scotland acted as bookrunner for this bond issue.

 

Contact

  • AREVA Press Office:
    Julien Duperray / Katherine Berezowskyj / Aurélie Grange / Jérôme Rosso 
    Tel: +33 1 34 96 12 15 - Fax: +33 1 34 96 16 54
    email: press@areva.com

  • AREVA Investors Relations:
    Manuel Lachaux
    Anne-Sophie Jugean
    Tél : +33 1 34 96 11 53
    email: manuel.lachaux@areva.com