The Board of Directors of Hili Finance Company p.l.c. (the “Issuer”), part of Hili Ventures Ltd (the “Guarantor” or “Hili Ventures” or “Group”) has announced the issuance of €80,000,000 3.80% unsecured bonds redeemable at their nominal value in 2029 (the “Bond Issue”).
The proceeds from the Bond Issue will be used by the Issuer for the following purposes; i) an amount of circa €59,000,000 will be used for the purpose of financing the acquisition of 100% shareholding in Kemmuna Limited (C15344), a company which owns the Comino Hotel and Bungalows; ii) an amount of €10,000,000 shall be advanced to Cobalt Leasing Ltd (a container leasing company forming part of Hili Ventures) in exchange for the issue and allotment of ordinary shares in favour of the Guarantor. The said company will utilise the funds to part-finance the acquisition of new containers for the purpose of leasing same to container shipping lines on a long-term basis; iii) the remaining balance will be applied to fund Group-wide investment opportunities presently being considered, or which may arise in the near future, by the board of directors of the Guarantor, including, but not limited to, the setting up of a marine division.
In the event that the Bond Issue is not fully subscribed, the Issuer will proceed with the listing of the amount of bonds subscribed for. Accordingly, the Guarantor shall apply the net proceeds received from the Issuer in the manner and order of priority set out in (I) to (III) above. Any residual amounts required by the Guarantor for the purposes of the uses specified in (I) to (III) above which shall not have been raised through the Bond Issue, shall be financed from the Group’s general cash flow and/or bank financing.
Please click here to view the prospectus for further detailed information on the Bond Issue.
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