October 20, 2009 – Evraz Group S.A. (LSE: EVR) (“Evraz”) announces it has priced a 20 billion rouble bond (approx. US$683 million) at a coupon rate of 13.5% per annum. The bonds, to be issued by a wholly owned subsidiary of Evraz, OOO Sibmetinvest, will mature in 2019 and will have a 5-year put option.
The bond placement is expected to be completed on 22 October 2009.
Proceeds from the issue are intended to be used to refinance Evraz’s short-term debt.
Troika Dialog and VTB Capital are acting as Joint Bookrunners of the issue.
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