UNIBAIL-RODAMCO SE announces the successful placement of a €750 Mn "Green Bond"
Paris, Amsterdam, February 19, 2014
Successful placement of a €750 Mn "Green Bond"(1) for Unibail-Rodamco
Unibail-Rodamco SE announces that it has successfully placed the first "Green Bond"1 issuance for a real-estate company in the Euro market.
The bond will offer a coupon of 2.5% for a 10-year maturity and for an amount of EUR 750 million. The issuance was 3.4 times oversubscribed, the order book reaching over €2.5 billion in less than 2 hours.
This placement confirms Unibail-Rodamco's commitment and long-term view on sustainability in all of its activities. It also confirms the confidence of bond investors in the Group's credit profile and illustrates the ability of Unibail-Rodamco to diversify its sources of funding.
(1) A "Green bond" is a debt instrument for which the use of proceeds are allocated to finance brownfield and/or existing assets which meet specific social, environmental and sustainable criteria
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Created in 1968, Unibail-Rodamco SE is Europe's largest listed commercial property company, with a presence in 12 EU countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at €32.1 billion as of December 31, 2013. As an integrated operator, investor and developer, the Group aims to cover the whole of the real estate value creation chain. With the support of its 1,500 professionals, Unibail-Rodamco applies those skills to highly specialised market segments such as large shopping centres of major European cities, and large offices and convention & exhibition centres in the Paris region.
The Group distinguishes itself through its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards. Its long term approach and sustainable vision focuses on the development or redevelopment of outstanding places to shop, work and relax. Its commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability has been recognised by inclusion in the DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good and STOXX Global ESG Leaders indexes.
The Group is a member of the CAC 40, AEX 25 and EuroSTOXX 50 indices. It benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor's and FitchRatings.
For more information, please visit our website: www.unibail-rodamco.com