Clariant places USD 276.5 million and EUR 95 million of certificates of indebtedness
Muttenz, August 5, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the issuance of USD 276.5 million and EUR 95 million of debt in the German market for certificates of indebtedness ("Schuldschein"). The USD-denominated tranche has a term of 5 years. The certificates in EUR have terms of 5 years and 7 years.
The interest to be paid for the certificates of indebtedness is based on six-month Euribor and three-month USD Libor (variable tranche) or mid-swap (fixed tranche), respectively, plus a credit margin premium (spread). Total interest costs of the fixed tranches range between 0.78% and 2.62% p.a.
The proceeds are for refinancing and general corporate purposes.
Sole arranger of the issue is Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale.