VINCI successfully issues an inaugural US$ 1 billion bond
4 April 2019 - 8:00 am - Finances
VINCI has successfully issued a US$ 1 billion bond, maturing in April 2029 and carrying an annual coupon of 3.750%.
Following the inaugural £800 million bond issue realized last March 8th, this first issue in US$ enables VINCI to further diversify its sources of funding and its bond investor base, by accessing the American bond market. Moreover, it enables the Group to continue extending its average maturity in a well-oriented market environment.
The proceeds will be used for the general corporate purposes of VINCI.
This bond issue was carried out by way of a private placement reserved for institutional investors only (including qualified institutional buyers in the United States).
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VINCI is a global player in concessions, construction and energy businesses, employing more than 217,000 people in some 100 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. Because we believe in all-round performance, we are committed to operating in an environmentally, socially responsible and ethical manner. And because our projects are in the public interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and engaging in dialogue with them is essential in the conduct of our business activities. Based on that approach, VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, shareholders, employees, partners and society in general.