Three-year floater. DZ Bank, Barclays Capital and RZB are Lead Managersand Bookrunners.
Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB) is preparing a bond issue tofund a part of its refinance needs for Euros. Book building and pricingfor the€ 750 million floating rate note with a three year repayment period are expected to take place this week. The major share of the bond’s volume will be placed internationally. DZ Bank, Barclays Capital and RZB act as Joint-Lead Managers and Bookrunners of this issue.
„As the demand for our latest bond issue in January was overwhelming, we are confident that this floater will be an outstanding success in terms of a broad international placement, too”, says Patrick Butler, who is responsible for treasury and investment banking within RZB’s Board of Management.
Due to strong oversubscription, RZB’s latest bond issue in January was increased from € 750 Million to € 1 billion.
Vienna-based RZB is the central institution of the Raiffeisen BankingGroup, Austria''s most powerful banking group. It is a leading corporateand investment bank in Austria and also considers Central and EasternEurope (CEE) as its home market, where it operates, via RaiffeisenInternational Bank-Holding AG (Raiffeisen International), a network of15 subsidiary banks with more than 900 banking outlets. Seven of theseNetwork Banks rank among the three largest banks in their respectivemarkets.