15 Jan 2021
Everbright Water Issues Second Tranche of Medium Term Notes
Singapore and Hong Kong, 15 January 2021 – China Everbright Water Limited ("Everbright Water" or the "Company", stock codes: U9E.SG and 1857.HK) (中国光大水务有限公司), an environmental protection company focusing on water environment management, is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the issuance of the second tranche of medium term notes ("MTNs") to institutional investors in the inter-bank bond market in the mainland China ("Institutional Investors") with a principal amount of RMB1 billion ("Second Tranche MTNs"). The Second Tranche MTNs were fully subscribed for by the Institutional Investors, with a maturity period of 3 years, an interest rate of 3.75% and a subscription rate of 1.97 times. The proceeds from the Second Tranche MTNs issuance will be used to replenish working capital of the Company's subsidiaries.
The Second Tranche MTNs and the Company (as the issuer of the Second Tranche MTNs) had each been given a credit rating of "AAA" by Shanghai Brilliance Credit Rating & Investors Service Co., Ltd. Bank of China Limited and Guosen Securities Co., Ltd. acted as the underwriters of the Second Tranche MTNs issuance.
In April 2020, Everbright Water received the notice of registration acceptance from the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors of the People's Republic of China, to issue MTNs in single or multiple tranches to the Institutional Investors. The MTNs have a registered principal amount of RMB3 billion, with a validity period of two years from 24 April 2020. On 5 August 2020, the Company completed the issuance of the first tranche of MTNs, with a principal amount of RMB1 billion, a maturity period of 3 years and an interest rate of 3.60%. The proceeds from such MTNs issuance were used to replenish working capital of the Company's subsidiaries.