The book was opened on October 24-25 with initial coupon guidance 7.65-7.80%. High investors’ demand made it possible to set the coupon rate at the lower border of initial guidance — 7.65%. The book was closed with nearly two times oversubscription.
Bonds series BO-01 have 5 year tenor and 2 times per year coupon frequency. According to placement documents put option is available at 100% of par value after 2 years from the date of placement. Coupon rate for first 4 coupons set at 7.65%, next coupons will be determined by issuer. The issue fully meets CBR requirements for inclusion into the Lombard list.
S&P assigned long-term credit rating to the issue of BBB (international scale) and ruAAA (local scale). Fitch Ratings assigned a preliminary rating of BBB+ (international scale) and AAA (rus) (local scale).
The arranger of the issue was ZAO Raiffeisenbank.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 12th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on Q3 2013 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 5th in terms of liabilities of individuals and 10th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards both Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. In CEE, RBI operates an extensive network of subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other specialised financial service providers in 17 markets. RBI is the only Austrian bank with a presence in both the world’s financial centres and in Asia, the group’s further geographical area of focus. In total, around 59,000 employees serve about 14.3 million customers through more than 3,000 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE. Raiffeisen Bank International is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB). RZB indirectly owns around 78.5 per cent of the common stock, the remainder is in free float. RBI’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, the country’s largest banking group, and serves as the group head office of the entire RZB Group, including RBI.