Olam International prices US$100 million US debt private placement
Olam International Limited (“Olam”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Olam Americas Inc. (“OAI”) has successfully priced a US$100 million issuance of 5-year fixed rate notes (the “Notes”) via a private placement. The Notes were placed to 4 investors in the US at a spread of 160 basis points over the 5-year US treasury rate, which translates to a fixed coupon of 4.35% for 5 years.
Proceeds from the issue of the Notes will be used by OAI and its US affiliates for repayment of existing debt and general corporate purposes.
Wells Fargo Securities LLC acted as the sole placement agent for the transaction.
Notes to Editors
The Notes to be offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (the “Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any securities in any jurisdiction where such offering or sale would be unlawful.