HEERLEN, the Netherlands, September 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces the successful launch of a EUR750 million bond, with a ten-year maturity due in 2026, at a coupon of 0.75%.
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The new bond issue takes advantage of favorable market conditions and allows the company to lock in low interest rates taking into account the maturing of a EUR750 million bond in 2017.
The terms are laid down in the EUR4 billion Debt Issuance Program of Royal DSM, the final terms and the supplements thereto being available on the company's website [http://www.dsm.com/corporate/investors/bonds-credit-rating/debt-issuance-program.html ].
The re-offer price was 99.799%. Based on this price the yield is 0.771%. The bond will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam shortly.
This release does not constitute an offer or an invitation to subscribe for or purchase any securities. The notes are being offered only by means of a prospectus.
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