ABP Finance Plc - US$235m and GBP£115m Private Placements

May 21, 2014

ABP Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited, a fellow subsidiary of ABPA Holdings Limited, has agreed the private placements of:

  1.  4 tranches of fixed rate Senior Secured guaranteed notes totalling US$235,000,000 due in 8, 9, 10 and 15 years; and 
  2. 2 tranches of fixed rate Senior Secured guaranteed notes totalling £115,000,000 due in 9 and 15 years (“the Notes”). 

The Notes will rank pari passu with Notes already in issue by ABP Acquisitions UK Limited.  Issuance of the Notes is deferred until July 2014.The proceeds of the notes will be used to refinance an equivalent amount of ABP Acquisitions UK Limited's existing senior bank facilities.

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