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Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE: Deutsche Annington issues unsecured bonds in a total amount of EUR 1.3 billion

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE / Key word(s): IPO/Real Estate

17.07.2013 / 20:59



Deutsche Annington issues unsecured bonds in a total amount of EUR 1.3 billion

Bochum, 17 July 2013 - Today, Deutsche Annington Finance B.V. priced the issuance of its first unsecured fixed rate bonds in an aggregate nominal amount of EUR 1.3 billion. The bonds will be sub-divided in two tranches with terms of 3 and 6 years. The bonds and Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE have been granted a preliminary rating of 'BBB' by Standard & Poor's. The terms of the bonds are set forth in the table below:

Term (in years) Nominal Amount (in EUR million) Coupon (in percentage) Issue amount (as percentage of the nominal amount)
3 700 2.125 99.793
6 600 3.125 99.935

The bonds are guaranteed by Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE and certain of its subsidiaries. The proceeds will be used to reduce the utilisation of a EUR 2.5 billion term loan, under which EUR 2.3 billion is expected to be drawn-down on 18 July 2013 to repay Deutsche Annington's liabilities towards German Residential Asset Note Distributor P.L.C. ('GRAND') as announced on 16 July 2013.

'Following the successful listing we have undertaken the next important step in the implementation of our new financing strategy. As announced we will further broaden our financing options and make them more flexible. To this end we have for the first time issued unsecured corporate bonds,' said Dr. A. Stefan Kirsten, CFO of Deutsche Annington. 'Our objective is to satisfy a significant portion of our future financing needs through the further issuance of unsecured corporate bonds which also might involve longer term maturities.'

Additional information:
Stock exchange: Regulated Market (Prime Standard), Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Common Code : 094567408
Registered office of Deutsche Annington: Vogelsanger Weg 80, 40472 Dusseldorf, Germany
Business address of Deutsche Annington: Philippstrasse 3, 44803 Bochum, Germany

IR contact:
Florian Goldgruber
+49 234 314 1761

Press contact:
Jana Gantenberg
+49 234 314 1926

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