Lonza Prices CHF 325 Million Dual Tranche Straight Bonds

August 19,2015

Basel, 19 August 2015 – Lonza Swiss Finance Ltd, a wholly-owned company of Lonza Group Ltd, Basel (“Lonza”), announces the pricing of its dual tranche CHF 325 million straight bonds. The bonds have a maturity of 5 and 8 years respectively with coupons of 0.625% and 1.250%. The issuer is Lonza Swiss Finance Ltd, Basel, and the bonds will be guaranteed by Lonza. Lonza will apply for the listing of the bonds on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The proceeds of the bonds will be used for the refinancing of existing debt.

Key data:

Issue size 5 year bond:
CHF 150 million 
Expected payment date:         
22 September 2015 
Maturity:    22 September 2020 (5 years) 
Issue price:      100.135 percent 
Redemption price:  100 percent 
Coupon:   0.625 percent p.a. 
Joint Lead Managers:   Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank 
Co-Manager:  Basler Kantonalbank 

 

Issue size 8 year bond:  CHF 175 million 
Expected payment date:         
22 September 2015 
Maturity:    22 September 2023 (8 years) 
Issue price:     100.133 percent 
Redemption price:   100 percent 
Coupon:    1.250 percent p.a. 
Joint Lead Managers:    Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank 
Co-Manager:  Basler Kantonalbank 

 

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