Heidelberg Druck puts out €60m CB

By Andrew Griffin
04 Jul 2013

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, the triple-C rated printing machine firm, on Tuesday evening raised €60m from a convertible bond that will help pay down a syndicated loan, diversify funding and extend maturities.

The deal was priced with an effective conversion premium of more than 40%, taking into account Wednesday’s stock skid, but even with a coupon of 8.5% represented a saving of around 200bp, compared to a straight high-yield bond.

The unsecured bond was structured as a four year maturity ...

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