Helvetia Swiss Insurance Company Ltd in St. Gallen successfully issued an undated subordinated bond on the CHF capital market today with a total volume of CHF300million. The bond has a fixed coupon of 3% p.a. for the first seven years and two months. After this period another fixed interest rate based on the five year CHF mid swap rate plus initial margin will apply. The bond can be called for the first time after seven years and two months. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, which include the refinancing of outstanding subordinated debt. The bond is scheduled to be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under ISINCH0292984439. The joint lead managers were UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, with senior co-managers Bank Vontobel and Raiffeisen Switzerland.
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