Nov. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shandong Commercial Group Co Ltd, which is a large state-owned company also known as Lushang Group, has announced it plans to issue RMB 1.5 billion in medium-term notes with a maturity of five years in the interbank market on Nov 20.
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 Nov 21, and the to-be-issued notes tradable Nov 22.
RMB 1 billion of the proceeds from the issue will be used to repay bank loans, while the remaining RMB 500 million to replenish working capital, said the issuer.
China Lianhe Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and notes AA+ and AA+, respectively.
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