Might 20 (Renewables Now) – German wind power-focused renewables developer PNE AG (ETR:PNE3) stated at this time it intends to position a EUR-50-million (USD 52.8m) company bond to refinance some current bonds and fund the corporate’s progress.
The brand new bond could have a time period of 5 years from June 23, 2022, till June 23, 2027, and a coupon vary of 4.500% to five.250%. IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG serves as the only lead supervisor for the transaction.
PNE stated it needs to refinance early the 2018/2023 bonds due on Might 2, 2023, and to additionally increase cash to finance each natural and inorganic progress. The corporate continues its plan to construct up a wind farm portfolio of about 500 MW for its personal operations by subsequent 12 months.
An trade supply shall be launched on Might 23, 2022, permitting holders of the 2018/2023 bonds to trade their bonds for brand spanking new ones. They may have a multiple-purchase possibility that enables them to subscribe to additional bonds in extra of their holdings. It should begin on the identical date and each will run till June 13, 2022. The subscription interval for the general public supply will start on June 7 and finish on June 15, 2022.
In the meantime, on the annual basic assembly that befell on Wednesday, PNE’s shareholders resolved to increase the supervisory board to seven members, reelect Christoph Oppenauer and Marcel Egger to the board and add Roberta Benedetti and Marc van’t Noordende. The latter is an working associate at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Companions (MSIP)
Activist investor and one of many largest minority shareholders of PNE, specifically Enkraft, beforehand opposed the proposed election of Marc van’t Noordende, stating that this transfer would give fellow stockholder Morgan Stanley additional management over the corporate’s supervisory board.
After the assembly, PNE identified that an objection was declared on the report with regard to the enlargement of the supervisory board and the election of Van’t Noordende.
(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.056)