Jun. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) – Dazhong Transportation (Group) Co Ltd<600611
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According to a statement, the company said that the bills will be issued at the face value, and the coupon rate will be determined in the process of book-building.
Both value date and payment due date is set on Jun 20, and the to-be-issued bills tradable Jun 21.
RMB 1.1 billion of the proceeds will be used to repay bank loans and the remaining RMB 400 million will be used to replenish working capital, said the issuer.Shanghai
Brilliance Credit Rating & Investors Service Co Ltd has rated the issuer and the bills AA and A-1, respectively.
Bank of Communications<601328
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This will be the issuer's first short-term bill this year, sources reported.