Nov. 6, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Minmetals Corp, the country's largest state-owned metal and mineral producer and trader, has announced it plans to issue RMB 2 billion in super short-term bills with a maturity of 180 days in the interbank market on Nov 7.
The company said in a statement that the bills 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 Nov 8, and the to-be-issued bills tradable Nov 9.
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 AAA.
China Development Bank has been hired as lead underwriter and bookrunner. China Everbright Bank Co Ltd<601818> will be the joint lead underwriter for the offering.
This will be the issuer's fifth super short-term bills this year.