Sep. 12, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Coal Energy Co Ltd<601898
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The company said in a statement that the notes will be issued at face value and coupon rate determined in the process of book-building.
Both value and payment due date is on Sep. 19 and the to-be-issued notes tradable Sep. 20.
China Lianhe Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and notes AAA and AAA, respectively.
Bank of China Ltd<601988
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Proceeds from the deal will be used to replenish the company's working capital.
The coal firm said last month that its net profit attributable to shareholders decreased 4.1% YoY to RMB 4.77 billion in the first half of this year.