May 4, 2009 EuroWeek
Russia’s Ursa Bank last week completed a buyback of Eu49.64m of two of its Eurobonds through sole dealer manager RBS.
The bank announced it was buying back up to Eu100m of its Eu400m 7% May 2010s and its Eu300m 8.3% November 2011s.
The bank repurchased Eu26.08m of the 2010s at between 92 and 97 cents and Eu23.56m of the 2011s at between 84 and 95 cents, having set a minimum purchase price on the respective bonds at 92 cents and 84 cents.
The 2010 bonds have Eu202.17m outstanding while the 2010s have Eu225.9m outstanding.
In March, the bank bought back slightly more than Eu100m of the same issues, while on March 12 2009 it repurchased Eu59m of the 2010s in the secondary market.
Issue — URSA Bank, 7% 21may2010, EUR (6)
Country of riskRussia
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