November 21, 2022
Fresenius successfully places bonds with a volume of 1 billion euros
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Fresenius today successfully placed bonds with an aggregate volume of €1 billion across two tranches:
- €500 million bonds with a maturity in May 2026 and an annual coupon of 4.25% and
- €500 million bonds with a maturity in November 2029 and an annual coupon of 5.00%.
The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including refinancing of existing financial liabilities.
The bonds were drawn under the Fresenius Debt Issuance Program (DIP) and issued by Fresenius SE & Co KGaA. Fresenius has applied to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange to admit the bonds to trading on its regulated market.
The envisaged settlement date is November 28, 2022.
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