LIMA, Peru, April 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reference is made to the announcement from Camposol Holding Ltd dated 16 April 2014.
Camposol S.A. has successfully reopened its 9.875% USD 125 million senior notes due 2017 raising gross proceeds of USD 75 million, which will be guaranteed by Camposol Holding Ltd as parent guarantor and Marinazul S.A. and Campoinca S.A. as subsidiary guarantors. Settlement of the proposed bond issue is scheduled for April 30th, 2014. The net proceeds from the bond issue will be used for capital expenditures, mainly for the expansion of the blueberries' and shrimps' businesses.
The Notes will be issued as additional notes of, and will form a single issue with, the USD 125 million 9.875% Notes due 2017 issued on February 2, 2012. The total aggregate principal amount of the 9.875% notes due 2017 that will be outstanding following this reopening will be USD 200 million.
"We are delighted to announce the reopening of our bonds, raising gross proceeds of USD 75 million which together with the USD 125 million issued in 2012 now total USD 200 million outstanding senior notes due 2017. These proceeds will allow Camposol to consolidate the company's next growth stage based upon the blueberries' and shrimps' business units," says Maria Cristina Couturier, Chief Financial Officer of Camposol S.A.
For further information, please contact:
Maria Cristina Couturier, CFO
Maria Elena Olmos, Head of Investor Relations
CAMPOSOL is the leading agro industrial company in Peru, the largest exporter of asparagus and soon the first producer of avocados in the world. It is involved in the harvest, processing and marketing of high quality agricultural products such as avocados, asparagus, blueberries, grapes, mangoes, peppers, artichokes, tangerines and shrimps; which are exported to Europe, the United States of America and Asia.
CAMPOSOL is a vertically integrated company located in Peru, offering fresh, preserved and frozen products. It is the third largest employer of the country, with more than 11 thousand workers in high season, and is committed to support sustainable development through a social responsibility policy and projects that increases the shared-value for all of its stakeholders.
CAMPOSOL was the first Peruvian agro industrial company to present annual audited Sustainability Reports and has achieved the following international certifications: BSCI, Global Gap, IFS, HACCP and BRC among others.
Source:Camposol Holding Plc.