Lonza Prices EUR 700 Million and USD 200 Million Multi Tranche “Schuldschein” Loan
Basel, Switzerland, 4 August 2017 – Lonza Group Ltd, Basel (“Lonza”), today announced the pricing of its multi-tranche "Schuldschein" loan (private placement) with a total size of EUR 700 million and USD 200 million at competitive market terms. The EUR tranches have maturities of 4 and 6 years respectively with fixed and variable coupons. The USD tranches have maturities of 5 (variable coupon) and 7 years (fixed coupon).
The proceeds of the “Schuldschein” loan will be used for the refinancing of the Capsugel acquisition. Commerzbank, Helaba, HSBC, ING Bank, and LBBW have jointly acted as arrangers of the “Schuldschein” loan.