EDF : EDF raises $2.655bn through a dual-tranche US Dollar "Formosa Bond" issuance

6 October 2016
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EDF raises $2.655bn through a dual-tranche
US Dollar "Formosa Bond" issuance

  • US$2.655 billion senior Formosa Bond issuance in 2 tranches with 30 and 40 year maturities
  • First Formosa Bond with a 40 year maturity

On 6 October 2016, EDF (A- S&P / A3 Moody's / A- Fitch) successfully raised US$2.655 billion from twenty investors through 2 senior bonds on the Taiwanese market ("Formosa Bonds"):

  • US$491 million bond, with a 30 year maturity and a fixed coupon of 4.65%
  • US$2.164 billion bond, with a 40 year maturity and a fixed coupon of 4.99%

These transactions enable the Group to further diversify its investor base and extend the average maturity of its gross debt.

A key player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated electricity company, active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading, energy services. A global leader in low-carbon energies, the Group has developed a diversified generation mix based on nuclear power, hydropower, new renewable energies and thermal energy. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 37.6 million customers, of which 27.8 million in France. The Group generated consolidated sales of €75 billion in 2015, of which 47.2% outside of France. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

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