Oct. 17, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shenhua Group, the parent company of China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd<601088
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The company said in a statement that the notes will be issued at face value, and the coupon rate determined in the process of book-building.
Both value and payment due date is set on Oct 24, and the to-be-issued notes tradable Oct 25.
All the proceeds from the issue will be used to repay bank loans, said the issuer.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and notes AAA and AAA, respectively.
Agricultural Bank of China<601288
> has been hired as lead underwriter and bookrunner, China CITIC Bank Corp<601998
> will be the joint lead underwriter for the offering.
This will be the issuer's third medium-term notes this year.