Two-year floater totals 125 million francs.
Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB) has issued a floating-ratenote (FRN) with a total volume of 125 million francs and a two-yearrepayment period.
“With this issue RZB funds a part of its refinance needs for Swiss francs“, says Patrick Butler, responsible Member of RZB’s Board of Management. “International investors showed great interest in this issue and consequently it was placed within a very short time. With itRZB further strengthened its international reputation as issuer.“
The bond denominated in Swiss francs is payable by 25 January 2007, aquotation is aimed at the Zurich stock exchange. The offering price camein at 100.1 per cent and the coupon is linked to the three-month Libor(money-market rate) plus 4 basis points. Denomination is 1,000 Francs.CSFB has arranged the issue.
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 920 banking outlets, as well as tworepresentative offices, in 16 markets. RZB''s network banks rank amongthe three largest banks in eight CEE markets.