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AREVA launches a new 6-year bond issue totalling  500 million euros

Press Release

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.

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