BASEL, Switzerland, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Syngenta today announced the successful issue of CHF 750 million in Swiss domestic bonds. This issue comprises a CHF 350 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2019, a CHF 250 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2024 and a CHF 150 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2029.
John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of current favorable market conditions in order to further enhance our debt maturity profile. These bond issues are part of our normal funding requirements and the positive market reception demonstrates Syngenta's strong credit quality."
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