WPE International Coorperatief Announces Reopening of Guaranteed Notes
October 20, 2010 Business Wire
WPE International Cooperatief has announced the reopening of its 10.375% notes due 2020. The reopening will carry the same rating as the original deal at 'B+/RR4'. This add-on issuance for USD50 million (up to USD325 million) is expected to be primarily used to refinance shorter maturity indebtedness.
WPE International is a direct subsidiary of WPE, which in turn is wholly owned by Industrias Metalurgicas Pescarmona (IMPSA). The notes are irrevocably and unconditionally guaranteed by IMPSA and WPE on a senior unsecured basis. The rating of notes reflects the creditworthiness of the guarantors. Fitch rates IMPSA 'B+', while WPE is a fully owned subsidiary of IMPSA with strong operating, strategic and financial ties to its parent company. The Rating Outlook is Stable.
Issue — IMPSA, 10.375% 30sep2020, USD
Country of riskArgentina
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