MEXICO CITY, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Rotoplas, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AGUA) ("Rotoplas" or the "Company"), the leading provider of individual and integrated water solutions in the Americas, announces the successful issuance of the first Sustainable Bond in Latin America for a total amount of $2.0 billion Mexican pesos, which book was oversubscribed 3.76 times.
The issuance was made in two tranches, the first with ticker AGUA 17X in the amount of $0.6 billion at floating rate of TIIE 28d +68 basis points with interest payment each 28 days and a 3-year maturity; the second with ticker AGUA 17-2X in the amount of $1.4 billion, at fixed rate of MBONO27 +189 basis points equivalent to an annual rate of 8.65% with interest payment each 182 days and 10-year maturity. Both tranches will have bullet principal payments.
The use of proceeds of this sustainable issuance will finance and refinance sustainable initiatives, that improve access to water and sanitation. The Issuance' framework is in alignment with the Green Bond Principles and the Social Bond Guidance, which was evaluated by Sustainalytics, an independent third party.
This placement was made under a Senior Notes (Certificados Bursátiles) program for a total amount of up to $3.0 billion Mexican pesos and was assigned credit ratings of AA(mex) and mxAA- by Fitch and Standard & Poor's, respectively.
This Sustainability Bond strengthens the long-term financial structure and aligns with the Company's sustainability strategy comprised of a transparent corporate governance and water solutions with a positive impact in both, environmental and social scopes.
52015000 ext. 50163
This press release may include certain forward-looking statements relating to Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V., it relies on considerations of the Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V. management which are based on current and known information; however, the forward-looking statements could vary due to facts, circumstances and events beyond the control of Grupo Rotoplas, S.A.B. de C.V.
About the Company
Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V. is one of the leading providers of individual and integrated water solutions for storing, carrying, and treating water in the Americas. With almost 40 years' experience in the industry and 21 plants throughout the Americas, Rotoplas has a presence in 14 countries and a portfolio that includes 18 product lines. Grupo Rotoplas has been listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) under the ticker "AGUA" since December 2014.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rotoplas-successfully-issues-first-sustainability-bond-of-latin-america-300481644.html
SOURCE Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V.