ALTUM issues EUR 20 million bonds with a yield of 0.443%
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On October 1, 2021, ALTUM issued 5-year bonds in the amount of EUR 20 million, which is the first issue under the third bond issue programme of EUR 75,000,000, with a fixed annual interest rate of 0.443% and a yield to maturity of 0.443% (Final Terms for the Issuance of Notes attached). This bond issue attracted significant interest from the Baltics investors, and the bond issue was oversubscribed more than 3 times. The bonds were purchased by 15 institutional investors in the Baltics: 70% of the volume was allocated to asset management funds, 18% – to banks and 9% – to insurance companies.
ALTUM Chairman of the Management Board Reinis Bērziņš:
“With the new bond issue programme, ALTUM convincingly continues to pursue its strategy for raising finance. We are pleased with investors’ great interest in the bond issue, which took place in the Baltic capital markets in a week saturated with security issues. We have been issuing bonds for diversification of ALTUM financing sources since 2017, and our regular activity in the capital markets not only promotes investor confidence, but also enables us to achieve sound financial conditions – the best in our bond issues to date. This is ALTUM’s third issue programme, and we are planning to make the most out of its potential.”
Luminor Bank acted as the Sole Lead Manager of this bond issuance. Legal advice in connection with the issuance of bonds was provided by COBALT.
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