Australia,France : Vivendi places a 700 million bond [TendersInfo (India)]
(TendersInfo (India) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Vivendi today placed a 700 million bond with a seven-year and one month maturity and a 2.5% coupon ata price of 99.265%, corresponding to a 2.614% yield.
This operation is intended to refinance, under good market conditions, a bond with a 4.5% coupon initially issued for a seven year period, due in October 2013. It also maintains Vivendi s average debt maturity profile of above four years, at December 31, 2012.
The bond has been placed with institutional investors.
About Vivendi Vivendi is at the hearts of the worlds of content, platforms and interactive networks. Vivendi combines the world leader in video games (Activision Blizzard), the world leader in music (Universal Music Group), the French leader in alternative telecoms (SFR), the Moroccan leader in telecoms (Maroc Telecom Group), the leading alternative broadband operator in Brazil (GVT) and the French leader in pay-TV (Canal+ Group).
In 2011, Vivendi achieved revenues of 28.8 billion and adjusted net income of 2.95 billion. The Group has over 58,300 employees. www.vivendi.com
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