Mogo Finance successfully places EUR 25 million tap on existing 9.50% corporate bond 2018/2022
Riga, Latvia, 9 November 2018. Mogo Finance and its group companies (the "Group"), specialized in used car financing, is pleased to announce the successful placement of the tap issue of its 9.50% corporate bond 2018/2022 (XS1831877755) at par plus accrued interest. The Holding Company of the Group, Mogo Finance, issued today EUR 25 million of bonds with an annual interest rate of 9.50% to institutional investors by way of private placement. The issue was comfortably oversubscribed. Settlement is expected to take place on 16 November 2018. The bonds will be listed on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange shortly after settlement, subject to final approval of the prospectus by the CSSF in Luxembourg.
After the tap issue, the total amount outstanding of Mogo Finance’s 9.50% corporate bonds 2018/2022 (XS1831877755) amounts to EUR 75 million.
KNG Securities LLP, ABG Sundal Collier AB, Bankhaus Scheich Wertpapierspezialist AG, BlueOrange Bank AS, Gottex Brokers SA and STX Fixed Income B.V. accompanied the transaction. Aalto Capital acted as financial advisor and global coordinator to the Group.
Edgars Egle, CEO of the Group, commented:
"We are pleased to see our investor base expanding with this successful tap issue of our Eurobond. This tap shows deep investor support and understanding of our ambition to improve Mogo Finance profitability by continuous financial cost optimizing among other initiatives and actions. Tap proceeds will be used to refinance existing more expensive loans from a peer to peer marketplace, so-called Mintos debt. This tap issue and benefits it brings to Mogo Finance is a boost to our abilities towards strengthening the leading position in European second-hand financing sector."
For more information, please contact:
Mogo Finance (CFO) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maris Kreics +371 66 900 900
Aalto Capital Email: email@example.com
Sven Pauly +49 89 898 67 77 0
Notes to Editors:
Mogo Finance is one of largest and fastest growing secured used car financing companies in Europe. Recognizing the niche in used car financing underserved by traditional lenders, Mogo Finance has expanded its operations to 12 countries issuing over EUR 320 million up to date and running a net loan portfolio over EUR 130 million. Mogo offers secured loans up to EUR 15,000 with maximum tenor of 84 months making used car financing process convenient, both for its customers and partners. Wide geographical presence makes Mogo unique over its rivals and diversifies revenue streams.
Mogo Finance operates through its own branch network, more than 1,500 partner locations and strong online presence. Physical footprint makes Mogo Finance top of mind brand in used car financing. Established in 2012, headquartered in Riga, Latvia and operates in: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Georgia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Albania, Belarus, Armenia and Ukraine.
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