Lonza Prices CHF 300 Million Straight Bond with a 1.000% Coupon
Basel, Switzerland, 3 April 2020 – Lonza Swiss Finance Ltd, a wholly owned company of Lonza Group Ltd, Basel (“Lonza”), announced today the pricing of a CHF 300 million straight-bond issue in line with its financing plan for 2020. The bond has a maturity of 3 years and an annual coupon of 1.000%.
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 refinancing and general corporate purposes.
Issue Size 3-Year Bond: CHF 300 million
Expected Payment Date: 28 April 2020
Maturity: 28 April 2023
Issue Price: 100.015 percent
Redemption Price: 100 percent
Coupon: 1.000 percent p.a.
Joint Lead Managers: Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank