Frankfurt (ots) - Fifth Euro Benchmark Transaction in 2010 Second 5-year Euro Benchmark Transaction in 2010
Yesterday evening KfW added a 5 year Euro Benchmark to its Euro Benchmark Programme. The new issue is KfW's fifth Euro benchmark transaction of 2010 and the second 5-year of 2010, following a EUR 5 billion April 2015 issued earlier this year.
The EUR benchmark V/2010 matures on Nov 16, 2015 and pays a coupon of 1.875% p.a. The re-offer price is 99.787% (Yield 1.920% p.a.). This corresponds to a yield pick-up of 38.8 basis points to the German government bond OBL due October 2015. The lead managers for the transaction were Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. The bond received the same triple-A rating from Fitch Ratings, Moody's and Standard & Poor's as all KfW bonds.
The EUR 3 billion transaction was announced on Monday afternoon with a price guidance of 16 basis points below mid swaps. The order book opened Tuesday morning and closed after six hours at EUR 3.7 billion and with 96 investors.
The breakdown of the order book by sector is as follows:
Breakdown by investor type:
Central banks: 12%
- United Kingdom: 37%
- Germany: 26%
- Eastern Europe: 5%
- Italy: 4%
- France: 3%
KfW has announced refinancing needs of around EUR 75 billion for 2010. With this bond over 98%, or EUR 73.5 billion, have already been raised.
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KfW EUR Benchmark V/2010
1.875% - due 16 Nov 2015
Guarantor: Federal Republic of Germany
Rating: AAA (Fitch Ratings)/ Aaa (Moody's) /
AAA (Standard & Poor's)
Size: EUR 3,000,000,000
Maturity: 16 Nov 2010 - 16 Nov 2015
Coupon: 1,875% p.a.
Re-offer price: 99.787%
Yield: 1.920% p.a.
Banca Akros Gruppo BPM
Bank of America / Merrill Lynch
Credit Agricole CIB
Danske Bank A/S
Nordea Bank Danmark A/S
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