January 10, 2014 | Cbonds
As reported at the end of November 2013, Finance and Credit Bank offered the holders of its LPNs worth USD 95 mln due in late January 2014 to refinance them: to exchange all or part of the issued securities for cash and partly for LPNs maturing in the end of January 2019.
Voting on the matter took place on January 9, 2014. More than three-quarters of the participants decided to refinance Eurobonds with maturity in January 2019 and a coupon rate of 9.25%, and to place further Eurobonds for a total of USD 100 mln.
The deal is arranged by VTB Capital (GB); new bonds are issued by Finance & Credit Ukraine BV, Netherland.Chairman of the Board at Finance and Credit Bank Vladimir Khlyvnuk said: "The successful completion of the refinancing procedure with a 9.25% coupon, and the fact that we were able to attract new investors are indicative of the absolute confidence of numerous investors in our bank, and their vision of potential positive development for major players in the Ukrainian financial sector."