Goodman Hong Kong Logistics Fund (GHKLF or Fund) is pleased to announce that it has successfully priced its inaugural US$400 million Euro Medium Term Note issuance.
The notes issuance was well supported by some of the strongest institutional investors in the market and was over 4.5 times oversubscribed.
The proceeds of the notes will be used to repay existing debt facilities.
Philip Pearce, Managing Director Greater China for Goodman, said, “We are pleased with the overwhelming response for the notes issuance and wish to thank investors for their support. The notes issuance is an important step for GHKLF to optimise its financing structure following the recent portfolio expansion. It is consistent with GHKLF’s debt strategy of extending debt maturities and diversifying funding sources.”
“The over-subscription underscores investors’ confidence in GHKLF’s strong fundamentals, which are underpinned by the Fund’s leading market position in Hong Kong, its quality portfolio and customer base, and the sponsorship and management by Goodman Group,” Mr Pearce added.
As at 31 March 2014, GHKLF has an asset portfolio of HK$19.2 billion, making it the leading and most diversified provider of modern warehouse and logistics space in Hong Kong. GHKLF has been rated a “BBB+” long term corporate credit rating by Standard & Poor’s, with a “Stable” outlook.
Goodman Group is an integrated property group with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom, North America and Brazil. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited, Goodman Industrial Trust and Goodman Logistics (HK) Limited, is the largest industrial property group listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the largest listed specialist fund managers of industrial property and business space globally.
Goodman’s global property expertise, integrated own+develop+manage customer service offering and significant fund management platform ensures it creates innovative property solutions that meet the individual requirements of its customers, while seeking to deliver long- term returns for investors
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