Islandsbanki hf. : Íslandsbanki sells commercial paper
Íslandsbanki hf. has today sold 5 and 6 month commercial paper. The total issuance in each series cannot exceed ISK 1.5bn in nominal terms. The auction was structured so that bidders submitted bids at predetermined rates (prices). The 5 month commercial paper was sold at a simple rate of 5.90% (price: 97.3670) and the 6 month commercial paper at a simple rate of 5.95% (price: 97.0175).
Bids for ISK 260 million were accepted for the 5 month commercial paper and ISK 460 million for the 6 month commercial paper. Prior to the auction the total outstanding commercial paper amounted to ISK 6.92bn.
The commercial paper was sold to a broad group of investors. Trading is expected to commence on 17 July 2014 on the Nasdaq OMX Iceland.