Following the successful bookbuild process for its offer of unsecured subordinated green capital bonds (Capital Bonds), Contact Energy Limited (Contact) has confirmed that the offer has closed and $225 million of Capital Bonds have been reserved for clients of those participants in the bookbuild process that have received firm allocations. This includes oversubscriptions of $25 million. There was no public pool for the offer.
The margin for the Capital Bonds has been set at 1.65% per annum and the interest rate for the first five years will be announced later today along with the release of the final terms sheet.
Details of the offer and the Capital Bonds are contained in the PDS, which is available on the online Disclose Register maintained by the Companies Office (www.business.govt.nz/disclose, offer number OFR13200) or by contacting one of the Joint Lead Managers to the offer (listed below) or your usual financial adviser.
Bank of New Zealand - 0800 284 017
Craigs Investment Partners Limited - 0800 226 263
Forsyth Barr Limited - 0800 367 227
Ph +64 21 072 8578
Ph +64 21 809 589