Apr. 5, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai-listed
SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice Co Ltd<600962
>, controlled by China State Development & Investment Corp, or SDIC, has announced plans to issue RMB 200 million worth of 365-day unsecured bills on the interbank market on Apr. 12.
Coupon rate will be determined in the process of bookbuilding. Both value date and payment due date is Apr. 13, and the to-be-issued bills tradable on Apr.16.
Proceeds from the issue will be used to repay bank loans and replenish working capital, said the issuer.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and bills A+ and A-1, respectively.
Bank of Beijing Co Ltd<601169
> has been assigned as the lead underwriter and bookrunner.
China National Investment & Guaranty Co Ltd will provide unconditional and irrevocable guarantee to the bills.
This will be the issuer's first short-term bill this year.