SOL Group has issued long term bonds issuance arranged by Mediobanca and subscribed by institutional investors for a total amount of $35m aimed at supporting future investments.

Following the 21st May 2013 Board of Directors, that authorized the issuance of long-term bonds for a total nominal amount of $35m, SOL S.p.A. informs to have finalised the private placement of non-convertible bonds on the American market (U.S. Private placement) fully subscribed by two institutional investors for a total amount of $35m, with a 12 years’ maturity and a coupon of 4.25%.

The proceeds will be used to support the development of corporate activities, along with current and future Group’s investments. SOL S.p.A was advised by Mediobanca.

For SOL S.p.A. it is the second private placement of non-convertible bonds on the American market following the $60m operation arranged in 2012, maturing in 2025 and with a coupon of 4.75%.

SOL is the head company of a multinational group operating in Europe and in India. The group is active in two main business sectors: production, applied research and trade of industrial, medicinal and pure gases (Technical Gases) and in oxygen and respiratory related home cares (Home Care).