AREVA launches a new 6-year bond issue totalling 500 million euros
AREVA / GROUP
September 28, 2011
AREVA launched and priced today a 500-million euro bond issue due on October 5, 2017 (6-year maturity) with an annual coupon of 4.625 %.
This bond issue completes the 7-year and the 15-year tranches issued on September 11, 2009, the 10-year tranche issued on October 23, 2009 and the 10-year tranche issued on September 8, 2010, so that total AREVA’s outstanding debt issues amount to 4.25 billion euros.
It secures the long-term financing needs of the group.
AREVA is rated “BBB+” by Standard and Poor’s with a negative outlook.
BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, Santander and Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking acted as bookrunners for this bond issue.