IFC METROPOL has acted as a financial consultant in placing the OJSC Gazprom bonds at the Japanese Stock Market
OJSC Gazprom has successfully placed a debut issue of Eurobonds
at the Japanese Market, nominated in Yens. The underwriters of the
placement were the Nikko Citigroup and the Bank Mizuho
International, co-underwriter was the Bank Societe Generale, and
the Financial Consultant was IFC Metropol.
The placement of two tranches (the first in the amount of 20
billions of Yens with a 3 year circulation, the second one - in the
amount of 30 billions of Yens and a 5 year circulation) took place
on October 31, 2007. The issue was structurized and intended to
attract a wide range of investors to the market of Japan.
The said placement was presented to the potential investors in the
course of a 3 day road-show in Japan. A number of business meetings
were conducted, and a seminar was held, which promoted to
substantial growth of interest to the emitter.
By the opinion of the experts successful placement and great demand
on the bonds are stipulated by the high reputation and good credit
history of Gazprom.