EQS Group-Ad-hoc: Peach Property Group AG / Key word(s): Issue of Debt
Peach Property Group AG : Subscription period for corporate bond starts today
03.11.2015 / 07:01
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Peach Property Group:Subscription period for corporate bond starts today
-Public offering from today, 3 November, 9:00 am until 2:00 pm on 5 November
2015 (subject to early closure)
-Coupon spread from 5.75 to 6.00 percent
-Minimum volume of EUR 25 million
-Listing in Entry Standard segment planned from 11 November 2015
Zurich/Cologne, 3 November 2015 - Peach Peach Property Group AG today announced
that the subscription period for the 2015/2020 bond (ISIN DE000A14KGV8) issued
by its German subsidiary Peach Property Group (Deutschland) AG will begin today,
on 3 November 2015, at 9:00 am and end, subject to early closure, at 2:00 pm on
5 November 2015. Peach Property Group aims to raise a target volume of around
EUR 50 million by way of a public offering by Peach Property Group (Deutschland)
AG in Germany and Luxembourg as well as by private placements with institutional
investors. The offering is subject to the condition that at least EUR 25 million
will be placed with investors. The final issue volume of the bond and the amount
of the coupon will be determined after the offer period has ended based on the
subscription orders received. The coupon will be determined in a bookbuilding
process and be in the range of 5.75 to 6.00 percent.
Bankhaus Lampe KG will be the Sole Lead Manager of the private placement.
The bond has a five-year term and full repayment of the principal is scheduled
for 11 November 2020. Interest will be paid annually on 11 November, first time
on 11 November 2016.
Peach Property Group AG, the Swiss ultimate parent company, will assume an
unconditional, irrevocable guarantee of EUR 1.100 for each bond. The guarantee
is limited to an aggregate amount of EUR 82,500,000.
The 2015/2020 bond will provide extensive protection rights for investors. In
addition to a negative pledge and a change of control clause, these will include
an interest rate increase and termination rights in the event that the issuer
does not meet certain obligations and key figures in relation to the bond.
Furthermore, distributions by the issuer have been capped at 50 percent of the
issuer's IFRS comprehensive income.
The anticipated proceeds from the issue will be used to refinance or repurchase
the existing 2011/2016 bond (ISIN DE000A1KQ8K4) of Peach Property Group
(Deutschland) AG. Any remaining issue proceeds shall be used for expanding the
Group's investment portfolio by adding high-yield properties primarily in the
residential sector in Germany in order to further boost current revenue through
rental income. The Group is thus driving forward its strategy of strengthening
its focus on investment properties aimed at increasing value to further solidify
current revenue. Even today, the issuer is a pure-play holder of investment
properties in Germany primarily in the core regions of North Rhine-Westphalia,
Lower Saxony and Hesse, purchasing and further optimising high-yield properties
with a high cash flow. Its acquisitions are typically portfolios of between 300
and 1,000 residential units. The property portfolio of Peach Property Group AG,
the guarantor of the bond, has a market value of CHF 335 million, with the
investment portfolio accounting for CHF 204 million.
The public offer will be made using the subscription functionality of Deutsche
Börse AG. Once the subscription period begins, investors can subscribe for the
bond starting at a EUR 1,000 face value or a multiple thereof via their
The issuing prospectus has been approved by the financial supervisory authority
in Luxembourg (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier) and is available
on the Company's website atwww.peachproperty.com/anleihe2015.
Media, investors and analysts
Dr. Thomas Wolfensberger, Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Marcel Kucher, Chief
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About Peach Property Group (Deutschland) AG
Peach Property Group (Deutschland) AG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Swiss-based Peach Property Group AG. The company is a successful holder of
high-yield residential investment properties and selected retail and office
properties in Germany. These are located in medium-sized cities ("B" and "C"
cities), mainly in the vicinity of major urban agglomerations. Going forward,
the company's focus will be on expanding its property portfolio aimed at
increasing value by adding properties in Germany that generate good yields. As
of 30 June 2015, the investment portfolio of Peach Property Group (Deutschland)
AG had a market value of EUR 88 million. In the first six months of 2015, Peach
Property Group (Deutschland) generated earnings after taxes of approx. EUR 7.4
million, compared with EUR 0.35 million in the previous year. Equity almost
doubled compared with the end of 2014, reaching EUR 15.5 million as of 30 June
About Peach Property Group AG
Peach Property Group AG is a property investor and developer focused on
investments in Switzerland and Germany. The portfolio includes an increasing
number of investment properties that are designed to generate sustained income
as well as attractive residential development properties. The Group's activities
cover the entire value chain, from site evaluation to project planning,
implementation and marketing. In the investment segment, the Group is focused on
properties with a potential for achieving attractive yields based on active
asset management - typically secondary locations in the catchment area of urban
agglomerations. In the development segment, the Group concentrates on
exceptional locations and properties with high-end specifications and amenities
that meet the requirements of a demanding clientele.
Peach Property Group AG is headquartered in Zurich and has its German Group
headquarters in Cologne. Peach Property Group AG is listed on the SIX Swiss
Exchange (PEAN, ISIN CH0118530366).
For more information, see www.peachproperty.com
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statements do not represent facts and are characterized by the words 'will',
'expect', 'believe', 'estimate', 'intend', 'aim', 'assume' or similar
expressions. Such statements express the intentions, opinions or current
expectations and assumptions of Peach Property Group and the persons acting
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current plans, estimates and forecasts which Peach Property Group and the
persons acting together with Peach Property Group have made to the best of their
knowledge, but which do not claim to be correct in the future. Forward-looking
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together with Peach Property Group. It should be kept in mind that the actual
events or consequences may differ materially from those contained in or
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End of ad hoc announcement
Document title: Media Release Peach Property Bond Issue
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Company: Peach Property Group AG
Phone: +41 44 485 50 00
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Listed: Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Stuttgart; Open Market in
Frankfurt ; SIX
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