Bouwfonds Investment Management, subsidiary of Rabo Real Estate Group, has announced the completion of the disposal of a large part of its portfolio. As a result of this successful divestment, Bouwfonds IM’s portfolio has been cut back from over EUR6.3 billion (US$7.8 billion) in 2015 to EUR2.1 billion (US$2.6 billion) now.
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Abertis issues bonds from its French subsidiary for a total amount of €1,000Mn and keeps reducing its financial costs
Abertis has closed a new liability management deal with two new bond issuances of its subsidiary in France, HIT, amounting to a total of €1,000 million (US$117,35 million). The new issuances have a maturity of 5 years; €500 million (US$586,78 million) maturing in March 2023 and 10 years €500 million maturing in November 2027.
Ferrovial has successfully priced a €500 million (US$ 588,49 million) perpetual hybrid bond. The issue will pay a 2.124% annual coupon until 14 May 2023.
Autostrade per l’Italia has launched a new series of notes under its €7 billion (US$8.3 billion) Medium Term Note Programme, under which €2.5 billion have already been issued.
Transurban has announced that Transurban Finance Company Pty Limited, the Transurban Group’s financing vehicle, has priced €500 million (US$596 million) of senior secured 10.5 year notes under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
Brisa Concessão Rodoviária, S.A. (BCR), the main concession of Brisa, successfully issued a new corporate bond in an aggregate principal amount of €300 million (US$337 million).
FCC Aqualia, the FCC Group subsidiary specialising in integral water management, has successfully closed the process of issuing two simple bonds for a total amount of €1,350 million (US$1,511 million).
Amber-managed fund International Public Partnerships Ltd has raised £330 million (US$425 million) following significant over-subscription of the issue announced on 12 April.
The Board of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) has announced that the company has raised gross proceeds of £110.0 million (US$110 million) through the issue of 106,796,117 New Ordinary Shares at a price of 103.0 pence per New Ordinary Share.
Foresight VCT PLC has announced that the maximum number of subscriptions of £40 million (US$50 million) has been received and the Offer is now closed for further applications.
Taking advantage of the current market conditions with low interest rates, Ferrovial has priced a €500 million (US$540 million) 8-year senior bond. The issue was priced at 85 basis points over midswap, with a coupon of 1.375%.
HICL Infrastructure Company Limited has announced that it has successfully increased the size of the group's revolving credit facility from £200 million (US$255 million) to £300 (US$382 million) million.
International Public Partnerships Limited (INPP) has announced that it has successfully revised the terms of its corporate debt facility, increasing the facility from £300 million (US$373 million) to £400 million (US$498 million).
Cintra has named Belen Marcos as its new United States president, following the promotion of its previous president, Nicolas Rubio to Global Operations Director in Madrid, Spain.
Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (MIC) has announced the pricing of US$350 million of convertible senior notes due 2023.
Sanef, the French company controlled by Abertis through a 52.55% stake in Holding d’Infrastructures de Transport (HIT), has closed a 12-year €300 million (US$331 million) public bond issue maturing in October 2028 and paying a coupon of 0.95%.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited (Bluefield) has announced the financial close of a £187 million (US$241 million) long-term debt facility and a £30 million (US$39 million) short-term revolving credit facility (RCF).
Infratil has announced that the Board has approved the establishment of a NZD30 million (US$21.7 million) infrastructure bond buyback capability.
Taking advantage of the current market conditions with low interest rates, Ferrovial has successfully priced a €500 million (US$562 million) 6-year senior bond.
Isolux Corsan obtains the support of the majority of the banks and bondholders for the restructuring plan
The refinancing agreement of Isolux Corsan (Master Restructuring Agreement or MRA) has been signed by the bondholders and a large majority of creditor banks. Once the deadline for the adhesion expired, the signatories of the agreement represent 89.4% of the financial debt subject to restructuring. This support allows requesting court approval in order to extend the agreed terms to all financial creditors.