16.03.2012 - Khazanah's USD357.8 mln exchangeable Sukuk achieves negative yield
Khazanah Nasional Berhad announced the successful issuance of a seven-year benchmark exchangeable sukuk of USD357.8 million, via an independent Labuan incorporated special purpose company, Pulai Capital Ltd., exchangeable into the shares of Parkson Retail Group Limited, one of the largest department store operators in the People's Republic of China. The Sukuk was successfully priced through an accelerated book-building process on 14 March 2012, and at the tightest end of the price guidance at -0.25% yield to maturity and 30.0% exchange premium. The transaction drew a demand of 3.4 times book size, attracting a diverse group of over 100 investors comprising long only funds, hedge funds, arbitrage funds as well as asset managers across Asia and Europe. (Press Release)