HSH Nordbank successfully places benchmark public-sector Pfandbrief
Hamburg/Kiel, March 6, 2013 - HSH Nordbank today issued a benchmark public-sector Pfandbrief with a volume of EUR 500 million and a three-year term.
The Bank has thus successfully placed its first benchmark this year. The Pfandbrief coupon is 0.625 percent. The issue price was set at 99.842 percent, which equates to a re-offer spread of 11 basis points above the mid-market swap rate.
The issue met with great demand, particularly from institutional investors inside and out-side Germany as well as from savings banks. The order book was closed at mid-day at more than EUR 700 million.
HSH Nordbank placed the public-sector covered bond as joint lead manager in a syndicate comprising Commerzbank, DZ Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale.
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