SES prices €500m bond offering

Satellite operator SES has launched a €500 million bond offering, agreeing to sell this value of senior unsecured fixed-rate notes that are due in 2026. SES said it will use the money raised for general corporate purposes, including the refinancing of existing debt. It said the offering takes advantage of “current attractive market conditions”. BBVA, BNP […]

Viacom raises US$1.3bn

Viacom has issued a US$1.3 million bond offer and will use the proceeds to pay off existing debt. The US media giant is restructuring under the leadership of new CEO Bob Bakish and has set out a five-point turnaround plan after a rocky 18 months. Announcing the bond deal yesterday the US-listed firm said it […]

Eutelsat to raise €930 million through bond issue

Satellite operator Eutelsat is due to raise €930 million by issuing six-year unsecured bonds, which are due to mature in 2020. “The company has been able to take advantage of the very competitive current market environment to raise long-term financing with a six-year maturity at attractive conditions,” Eutelsat said in a statement. “The transaction was […]