Zaandam, the Netherlands, September 12, 2017 - Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. announced today that it has successfully launched and priced a new €750 million 7-year Eurobond. This transaction is Ahold Delhaize's inaugural debt capital market offering as a combined group.
The bonds were sold at an issue price of 99.474 per cent and carry an annual coupon of 0.875 per cent. The settlement date has been set at September 19, 2017. The securities were placed with a broad range of institutional investors across Europe.
The senior unsecured bonds will mature on September 19, 2024. The net proceeds of the offering will be used to refinance existing debt and for general corporate purposes.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan acted as joint lead managers. The bonds will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam.