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Wolf Theiss advises RBI on the Placement of a Benchmark Bond

Vienna, 5 December 2018 – After having finalized a benchmark sized issue of a green bond in July 2018, Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) has placed another benchmark sized bond issue in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million. The Wolf Theiss DCM (Debt Capital Markets) team was again in charge of providing RBI with legal advice. The transaction was closed on 4 December, 2018.

RBI placed the senior bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million under its EUR 25,000,000,000 Debt Issuance Programme. With a denomination of EUR 100,000 the offer of the new bond – which is admitted to trading on the Luxembourg stock exchange – targeted qualified investors. The bond has a tenor of 5 years and a coupon of 1.0 % per annum.

BNP Paribas, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Merrill Lynch International and RBI acted as Joint Lead Managers of the deal. The Wolf Theiss DCM (Debt Capital Markets) team, led by Partner Alex Haas, was in charge of providing the issuer with legal advice and the transaction. Alex Haas was supported by Christine Siegl (Counsel), Nevena Skocic, Lucia Mocibob and Nikolaus Dinhof (Associates).


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