Germany’s biggest bakery Kamps AG has revealed plans to sell a €300m high-yield bond in February.
The bond forms part of a €700m (US$619.9m) company refinancing package. Kamps sources said that €400m of that package will be bank debt and part of it will be used to buy back the baker’s €660m convertible bond, which is due in March 2015 at 53.62% of face value.
Pricing on the bond, which will be available from Thursday 31 January is expected on 12 February, but pre-marketing will begin today [Wednesday].
Sources revealed that the bond deal is rated BB by Standard and Poors, and the lead managers for the deal are JPMorgan.
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