BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Grupo Supervielle S.A. (NYSE: SUPV); (BASE: SUPV), (“Supervielle” or the “Company”) a universal financial services group headquartered in Argentina with a nationwide presence, announces that its subsidiary, Banco Supervielle, has successfully completed its inaugural relevant international issuance of a 3.5YR tenor global bond denominated in Argentine Pesos equivalent to US$ 300 million. The Notes will accrue interest at Badlar + 450 bps with a minimum coupon rate of 18%. The book was oversubscribed.
The decision to raise funds in the international and Argentine market follows the green shoots seen in the economy during the last quarter of 2016 and the positive outlook we perceive in our day to day business for 2017. The proceeds of this offering will be applied to loan origination with longer tenures between individuals and SMEs supporting our commitment to continue being a relevant player in the Argentine financial system.
This transaction confirms the presence of Grupo Supervielle in the international and local capital markets following its successful IPO carried out only eight months ago. We appreciate the support the international and local financial communities give to our company which reinforces our firm engagement with our growth strategy.
About Grupo Supervielle S.A. (NYSE: SUPV); (BCBA: SUPV)
Grupo Supervielle S.A. (“Supervielle”) is a universal financial services group located in Argentina that owns the fifth largest private domestically-owned bank in terms of assets, Banco Supervielle S.A. Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Supervielle offers retail and corporate banking, treasury, consumer finance, insurance, asset management and other products and services nationwide to a broad customer base including: individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises and medium to large-sized companies. With origins dating back to 1887, Supervielle operates through a multi-brand and multi-channel platform with a strategic national footprint. As of September 30, 2016, Supervielle had total assets of AR$44.4 billion under Argentine Banking GAAP, 325 access points and over 2 million customers. Grupo Supervielle had 363,777,615 shares outstanding and a free float of 40.3% as of September 30, 2016. For information about Grupo Supervielle, visit www.gruposupervielle.com.
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