Lafarge Africa Redeems N26.4 Billion Series 1 Bond Due June 15, 2019

June 20, 2019/NSE

Lafarge Africa Plc announces the redemption of its matured N26.4 Billion Bond due on June 15, 2019.

The Company registered a N100 Billion Bond issuance programme in June 2016 out of which the sum of N60 Billion was issued in Series 1 and 2 of the programme. The matured Series 1 Bond was issued on June 10, 2016 with a 3 year tenor and at a fixed coupon of 14.25%. The Company leveraging on its performance, its recently concluded Rights Issue as well as Management strategic plans to systematically deleverage the Company has redeemed the Series 1 Bond from internally generated cashflow.

The outstanding Balance of N33.6 Billion represents Series 2 of the N100 billion Issuance programme at a fixed coupon rate of 14.75%, a 5 year tenor and matures for redemption in June 2021.


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