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Wolf Theiss advises Raiffeisen Bank International AG on its benchmark issue of Tier 2 Green Bonds

Raiffeisen Bank International AG successfully closed the issue of Green Bonds in the aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million. The notes have a maturity of 12 years with an issuer call after 7 year.

The issuance was placed with professional clients and eligible counterparties. The denomination is EUR 100,000 per note.

The notes are listed on the Regulated Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The closing took place on 17 June 2021.

The notes were placed by BofA Securities Europe SA, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Morgan Stanley Europe SE, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Société Générale and UniCredit Bank AG as joint lead managers. The banking consortium was advised by White & Case LLP, Frankfurt.

Raiffeisen Bank International AG was advised by Partner Alexander Haas, Counsel Christine Siegl, Senior Associate Nevena Skocic and Associate Sebastian Prakljacic (all Debt Capital Markets) and on tax aspects by Counsel Eva Stadler (Tax).

Alex Haas on the transaction: “We are grateful to support Raiffeisen Bank International in the implementation of its group-wide ESG strategy in the DCM area and thus to make a small contribution to strengthening responsible banking in Central and Eastern Europe.”

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