BSAM Successfully Issued Corporate Bonds Amounting to RMB5 Billion
On July 28, BSAM launched public offering of corporate bonds amounting to RMB5 billion in Shanghai Stock Exchange. For the first time BSAM issued bonds in domestic stock exchange following the first-ever successful issuance of USD-denominated bonds amounting to USD1 billion in the overseas capital market in 2015. Currently, this bond issuance campaign successfully rang down the curtain.
These corporate bonds were issued under two term varieties, which raised funds totaling RMB5 billion. Among them, corporate bonds with duration of 3+2 years raised funds totaling RMB4 billion, with coupon rate of 4.53%. Corporate bonds with duration of 5 years raised funds totaling RMB1 billion, with coupon rate of 4.68%. This bond issuance campaign not only hit three new highs by virtue of the largest corporate bond issuance size, the lowest issuance cost and the most enthusiastic investors, but also exceeded issuance level of AAA-level bonds of central enterprises, which was widely recognized by the markets and investors.
The successful issuance of corporate bonds broadened financing channels of BSAM in exchange market, further stabilized the debt structure, reduced the financing costs, and greatly enhanced the corporate influence in the bond market.