Feb 9, 2012 8:00 AM CET
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that OJSC Saint-Petersburg Telecom (Issuer), a subsidiary of Tele2 Russia Holding AB has closed the books and announced the pricing of a 7 billion rouble bond issue.
OJSC Saint-Petersburg Telecom, a subsidiary of Tele2 Russia Holding AB, has closed the books and announced the pricing of a 7 billion rouble bond issue (with 2 tranches). The bonds have a final maturity of 10-years and a put option providing for an effective tenor of 2 years. The books were oversubscribed at a coupon rate for the 2-year period set at 8.90 percent per annum. The Issuer's liabilities under the offering will be covered by irrevocable undertakings from Tele2 Russia Holding AB and Tele2 Financial Services AB.
Lead-Arrangers and Book-runners of the offering are Raiffeisen Bank and VTB Capital.
Ondra Partners have acted as financial advisors to Tele2 AB
Lars Torstensson, Investor Inquiries, Telephone: +46 702 73 48 79
Pernilla Oldmark, Press Inquiries, Telephone: +46 704 26 45 45
TELE2 IS ONE OF EUROPE'S LEADING TELECOM OPERATORS, ALWAYS PROVIDING THE BEST DEAL. We have 34 million customers in 11 countries. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services, cable TV and content services. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies and other established providers. Tele2 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996. In 2011, we had net sales of SEK 41 billion and reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of SEK 10.9 billion.