AT&S successfully issues € 350 million hybrid bond and announces results of tender offer on EUR Hybrid Notes

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Leoben, 18.01.2021 – AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft has completed the issue of a deeply subordinated bond with an indefinite term and an early redemption option after five years (hybrid bond) with great success. Directed exclusively at institutional investors with a minimum denomination of € 100,000, the total issue volume of € 350 million was placed with international and regional investors. The proceeds of the issue thus exceeded the targeted minimum volume of € 300 million. The coupon was set at 5.00%. After admission to trading on the Vienna Stock Exchange, the hybrid bond will be listed on the Regulated Market (“Amtlicher Handel”) of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Furthermore, AT&S announces today the results of its invitation to eligible holders of its outstanding € 175 million undated resettable fixed rate subordinated notes issued on November 24, 2017 (ISIN XS1721410725) to tender such notes for purchase by AT&S for cash, announced on January 10, 2022 (the “Offer”). As of the expiration deadline of the Offer which was 5:00 p.m. (CET) on January 17, 2022, a total aggregate principal amount of € 133,607,000 was validly tendered pursuant to the Offer and accepted for purchase by AT&S at a purchase price of 103.70% plus accrued Interest on these notes. Following settlement of the Offer which is expected to take place on January 20, 2022, € 41,393,000 principal amount will remain outstanding.

“We will use the proceeds from the hybrid bond to support the strategic investments in our profitable growth and strengthen our capital base,” says CEO Andreas Gerstenmayer. “We are delighted that we were also able to significantly broaden our investor base due to the strong demand after the very positive investor roadshow. This proves that investors have confidence in our strategy.”

 

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January 18, 2022 15:23 Published by