Muted demand for Philip Morris Swissie

Philip Morris International, the tobacco company, launched a six year Swiss franc bond on Monday. Lead manager Credit Suisse priced it in line with guidance, but was unable to grow the deal beyond the Sfr200m minimum targeted and there were reports that a 10 year tranche that had been suggested failed to attract investor demand.

  • 15 Feb 2013

The Sfr200m 0.875% March 2019 notes were priced at 28bp over mid-swaps on Monday afternoon, in line with guidance of the 28bp area. The 0.875% coupon is the lowest on a senior unsecured bond from an international issuer in Swiss francs.

The lead soft-sounded both six year and 10 ...

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