Heineken N.V. today announced that it has successfully placed EUR 1.35 billion of Notes, consisting of 7-year Notes for a principal amount of EUR 850 million with a coupon of 2.5% and 12-year Notes for a principal amount of EUR 500 million with a coupon of 3.5%. The Notes were issued under the Company’s European Medium Term Note Programme and benefit from the Baa1 and BBB+ ratings recently assigned to Heineken by Moody’s Investor Service and Standard & Poor’s, respectively. The Notes will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
The Notes issued today further improve Heineken’s debt maturity profile and the proceeds of the offerings will be used for general corporate purposes. The Notes were placed by BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, HSBC, ING Bank and Rabobank.