Lufthansa eyes issue of euro-benchmark bonds
Deutsche Lufthansa AG is planning a euro-benchmark bond issue at the end of April. The envisaged medium to long-term bonds will be valued at 1,000 euros each and are to be listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange.
Lufthansa is to utilise the capital raised in the bond issue for general financing purposes.
The joint bookrunners for this transaction are Deutsche Bank, Helaba, Morgan Stanley and UBS. Lufthansa is one of only three airlines, worldwide, with an Investment Grade Rating (S&P´s: BBB; Moody´s: Baa3) and is the highest rated carrier in Europe.