FRANCE TELECOM : FRANCE TELECOM ORANGE issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond
with a coupon of 1.875%
Paris, March 26, 2013
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France Telecom-Orange issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond with a coupon of
1.875% in order to take advantage of favorable interest rates conditions
Currency Format Term Notional Yield Re-offer spread
Euro Fixed rate October 2019 750 million 1.875% m/s + 80 bp
Barclays, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, HSBC Bank Plc and Société
Générale CIB acted as bookrunners.
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications
operators with annual sales of 43.5 billion euros and has 170,000 employees
worldwide at 31 December 2012, including 105,000 employees in France. Present
in 33 countries, the Group has a total customer base close to 231 million
customers at 31 December 2012, including 172 million mobile customers and 15
million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of
the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and,
under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in
providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.
With its industrial project, "conquests 2015", Orange is simultaneously
addressing its employees, customers and shareholders, as well as the society
in which the company operates, through a concrete set of action plans. These
commitments are expressed through a new vision of human resources for
employees; through the deployment of a network infrastructure upon which the
Group will build its future growth; through the Group's ambition to offer a
superior customer experience thanks in particular to improved quality of
service; and through the acceleration of international development.
France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (compartment A) and
on the New York Stock Exchange.
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France Telecom-Orange issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond
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