February 13, 2008 |
|OAO MTS plans to place ruble-denominated bonds in the 1st half of 2008, according to the company’s president Leonid Melamed. He didn’t specify the exact time of placement.|
The FFMS registered 3 bond issues of OAO MTS to be placed through public offering. The issues amount to RUR 30bn. The 01-series bonds mature in 5 years, the 02-series bonds have a 7-year maturity, the maturity of 03-series bonds is 10 years.
The debut issue will be arranged by Gazprombank, ZAO Raiffeisenbank Austria and IC Troika Dialog. The proceeds will be used to refinance outstanding Eurobonds and general corporate purposes.
Leonid Melamed told journalists that the company will use all diversified instruments for financing its activity, including loans, bridge-loans, Eurobonds.
Issue: Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), 01
|Status||Country of risk||Maturity (option)||Amount||Issue ratings (M/S&P/F)|
Company: Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)
|Full company name||Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) open joint stock company|
|Country of risk||Russia|
|Country of registration||Russia|