In the news release, Fosun International Successfully Priced 300 Million USD Bond, issued 29-Nov-2017 by Fosun International Limited over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "final orders standing at US$725 million" rather than "final orders standing at US$800 million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:
Fosun International Successfully Priced 300 Million USD Bond
HONG KONG, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Fosun International Limited (SEHK stock code: 00656) ("Fosun International") announces that it has successfully priced through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary a three year senior guaranteed US$300 million bond.
Investor interest was strong with the order book reaching US$300 million within the first two hours of bookbuilding with final orders standing at US$725 million. The original guidance price of 5.500% was subsequently revised with the deal pricing at par at a coupon of 5.375%.
The proceeds would be used to refinance some existing debts and for working capital and general corporate purposes. It was assigned a credit rating of BB (stable) by S&P Global Ratings.
Robin Wang, Executive Director, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fosun International said, "We are very pleased with the strong interest among international investors for a Fosun bond. The successful price strengthens our financial position and allows us to continue executing our strategy of creating ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services to families around the world."
Credit Suisse and Fosun Hani acted as Global Coordinators. Credit Suisse, Fosun Hani, CITIC CLSA Securities and CNCB Hong Kong Capital acted as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners.
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Fosun International Limited is a family focused multinational company that has been listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00656:HK) since 2007. Founded in 1992, Fosun’s total assets exceed RMB500 billion (c.US$75 billion). With its roots in China, and through technology and innovation, Fosun’s mission is to create customer-to-maker (C2M) ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world.
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