Andritz AG

EANS-News: Strong demand from Austrian and international investors for ANDRITZ corporate bond - Due to strong demand, subscription period terminated today prematurely - Volume issued: 350 MEUR - Coupon: 3.875% - Two thirds subscribed by Austrian ...


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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, July 4, 2012.  The 2012-2019 corporate bond issued by
ANDRITZ AG has aroused great interest among both private and institutional
investors in Austria and abroad. Due to the strong demand - the order book was
oversubscribed within a few hours - a volume of 350 MEUR could be placed, and
the subscription period was terminated today prematurely. Two thirds of the
volume was subscribed by Austrian private investors and one third by banks,
funds, and insurance companies. Just under 75% of the total volume was placed in
Austria, with the remainder divided evenly between Germany and Switzerland. An
application has been made to the Vienna Stock Exchange for admission to listing
on the Second Regulated Market. The first price of the bond will be quoted on
July 9, 2012. 

Key figures of the offering

Issuing company:                ANDRITZ AG
Volume issued:                  350 MEUR
Denomination:                   500.-- EUR
Coupon:                         3.875% p.a. of nominal value
Issue price:                    101.349% (including sales commission of up
                                to 1.5% of the nominal value)
Maturity:                       7 years (due on maturity)
Value date:                     July 9, 2012
Settlement:                     July 9, 2019 at nominal value
Paying agent:                   Erste Group Bank AG
Listing on the stock exchange:  Vienna Stock Exchange, application submitted
                                for listing on the Second Regulated Market
ISIN:                           AT0000A0VLS5
 

Disclaimer:
This document does not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to purchase
bonds. A prospectus pursuant to the Austrian Capital Market Act (including a
supplement and an addendum) has been approved by the Financial Market Authority
and is available at the ANDRITZ AG headquarters at Stattegger Strasse 18, A-8045
Graz, as issuing company, during usual business hours as well as at the
company's internet site (www.andritz.com). The announcements as required under
Article 10 of the Austrian Capital Market Act were published on May 27, 28, and
30, 2012 in the Official Gazette of Wiener Zeitung. Only the information
contained in the prospectus (including the supplement and addendum) is binding
in connection with the offer for the purchase of securities. Information in the
present document is not binding. ANDRITZ AG has consented to the prospectus
being used by the joint lead managers of other credit institutions for the
purpose of selling bonds as part of a public offering in Austria and Germany,
but only until July 9, 2012 at the latest. Certain statements contained in this
press release constitute "forward-looking statements." These statements, which
contain the words "believe", "intend", "expect", and words of a similar meaning,
reflect the Executive Board's beliefs and expectations and are subject to risks
and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. As a
result, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
forward-looking statements. The company disclaims any obligation to publicly
announce the result of any revisions to the forward-looking statements made
herein, except where it would be required to do so under applicable law.
Investors are called upon to consider in particular the risk and taxation
information and the advice concerning conflict of interest contained in the
prospectus.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology Group ANDRITZ is a global leading supplier of plants,
equipment and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry,
solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel
industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition,
ANDRITZ offers technologies for other sectors including automation, pumps,
machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers
and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants
for the production of panelboard (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and
torrefaction plants. The publicly listed ANDRITZ GROUP is headquartered in Graz,
Austria and has a staff of more than 17,000 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ
operates over 180 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the
world.


Further inquiry note:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

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company:     Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
mail:     welcome@andritz.com
WWW:      www.andritz.com
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English
 

 

 



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