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Wolf Theiss advised on Debut Bond Issue of Republic of Srpska

Vienna/Belgrade, 2nd July 2018 – Wolf Theiss advised in relation to the debut issue of an international bond by the Republic of Srpska, with the issue of up to EUR 200,000,000 4.75% Notes due 2023. The closing took place on June 28, the bonds are quoted on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Claus Schneider, Partner, Vienna and Nevena Skocic, Associate, Belgrade, structured the transaction and quarterbacked the multi-jurisdictional Wolf Theiss capital markets team that worked on the transaction as sole legal advisor.

Partner Naida Custovic and Associate Jasmin Omerdic from Wolf Theiss Sarajevo and Partner Miroslav Stojanovic from the Belgrade office addressed the legal issues under the laws of the Republic of Srpska and BiH.

The Bonds are governed by Austrian law and are included in the Third Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

"This is a double debut: It is the first listing of a SEE-sovereign entity on the Vienna Stock Exchange, and it was the first international issue of bonds by the Republic of Srpska", explains Claus Schneider.

Through multi-jurisdictional teams in CEE and SEE, Wolf Theiss renders optimal advice to bond issuers.

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Barbara Fürchtegott
Public Relations & Communications Manager
T. +43 1 51510 3808
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