Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone plans to raise $750 million to fund capital expenditure requirements
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Wednesday said it will raise $750 million (over Rs 5,610 crore) to fund its capital expenditure requirements and to retire some of its debt.
“The Finance Committee of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited has approved the issuance of fixed-rate senior unsecured notes aggregating to $750 million and has approved the pricing, tenure and other terms of the Notes,” billionaire Gautam Adani-led company said in a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The filing further noted that “the company intends to use the proceeds to repay its existing indebtedness and/or the indebtedness of its subsidiaries and other permissible end-uses in accordance with applicable laws including Reserve Bank of India guidelines, receipt of requisite regulatory and other approvals, and in terms of the RBI approval obtained by the company”.
The Notes are expected to be listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and the India International Exchange (IFSC), according to the filing by APSEZ.
Interest on the Notes is payable at 4.20 percent per annum, payable semi-annually on February 4 and August 4 of each year, commencing from February 4, 2021, it said adding settlement date for the notes is August 4, 2020, and maturity date August 4, 2027.
Shares of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited were trading 0.22 percent lower at Rs 317.85 apiece on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited is the largest private multi-port operator in the country. The Adani Group, an integrated infrastructure corporation is the parent company of APSEZ. It was founded by Gautam Adani on 26 April 1998. Karan Adani is the current Chief Executive officer of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited.