Ekosem-Agrar bond placed successfully
19 March 2012 Corporate News
- Issue of EUR 50 million fully placed
- Trading starts 20 March
Walldorf, 19 March 2012 – The bond (WKN: A1MLSJ, ISIN: DE000A1MLSJ1) of Ekosem-Agrar GmbH, the German holding company of the Ekoniva Group, one of the largest agricultural companies in Russia, met with great interest from institutional investors and asset managers as well as private investors. The EUR 50 million issue was oversubscribed and the subscription period was today terminated prematurely. The bond will be admitted to trading in the Bondm segment of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange on 20 March 2012. The value date of the issue will remain unchanged (23 March 2012).
Demand came half from private investors and half from national and international investors, and the bond was allocated accordingly.
“We are pleased about the great interest in our bond and would like to thank investors for the confidence placed in us,” said Stefan Dürr, founder and Managing Director of Ekosem-Agrar GmbH. “Russia’s agricultural sector benefits from excellent conditions, which we will exploit to continue our growth strategy.” The company plans to extend its farmland to 230,000 hectares and to increase the number of dairy cows to about 21,000 by the year 2015.
FION GmbH was the Bondm coach, equinet Bank AG the Lead Manager and IR.on AG the communication and marketing consultant in the issue.
This information does not constitute an offer to buy securities of Ekosem-Agrar GmbH and should not be regarded as a substitute for a securities prospectus. Any investment decision regarding the bond issued by Ekosem-Agrar GmbH must be based exclusively on the securities prospectus approved by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, which can be found at www.ekosem-agrar.de.