Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised FFP on the issuance of its inaugural bond for an aggregate amount of €300 million with a maturity of seven years and a coupon of 1.875%.
The bonds and the issuer are not rated and the bonds, which will be admitted to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris, were placed by way of a private placement to institutional investors only. BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB and Natixis acted as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners on the transaction.
FFP is an investment company listed on Euronext Paris, majority-owned by Établissements Peugeot Frères and led by Robert Peugeot. FFP is one of the main shareholders of Peugeot SA and pursues a policy of long term investments through the holding of minority stakes.
The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partners Thomas Le Vert, Séverin Robillard and Alexandre Ippolito, with support from associates Tatiana Uskova, Guillaume Monnier and Guillaume Keusch.
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