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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG issues corporate bond with 5.875% p.a. coupon

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG  / Key word(s): Bond

02.09.2013 17:00

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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG issues corporate bond with 5.875% p.a. coupon   - Issue volume of up to EUR 25 million

  - Corporate rating: BBB (investment grade)

  - Subscription starts on September 9, 2013

Lehrte, September 2, 2013 - HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, the specialist for individual solid construction houses and sustainable energy concepts, is issuing a corporate bond (ISIN: DE000A1X3HZ2) with a volume of up to EUR 25 million. The bond carries a five-year term and an annual coupon of 5.875 %. The issue proceeds are to be utilised exclusively for the HELMA Group's further organic growth. Creditreform Rating AG awarded a BBB (investment-grade) corporate rating in July 2013.

The subscription period will start on September 9 and will end prospectively on September 17, 2013 (subject to early closing). The bond's inclusion in the Open Market of Deutsche Börse AG (Regulated Unofficial Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange) in the Entry Standard segment for bonds is planned to occur subsequently. Institutional investors can subscribe directly through Steubing AG in its function as Sole Global Coordinator and Bookrunner. Private investors can subscribe for the bond through their house or custodian banks on the Frankfurt stock exchange once the subscription period has started.

The listing prospectus was approved by the Luxembourg financial market regulator, the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier), and notified to the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), on September 2, 2013. The listing prospectus is now available for downloading from the websites of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG (, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange ( and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (, or can be ordered in hard copy form from the headquarters of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG.

Key bond data

Issuer          HELMA Eigenheimbau AG
Volume          Up to EUR 25 million
ISIN / WKN      DE000A1X3HZ2 / A1X3HZ
Corporate BBB (Investment grade; Creditreform Rating AG, July 2013) rating
Coupon          5.875 % p. a.
Issue price     100 %
Subscription September 9, 2013 until September 17, 2013 period          (subject to early closing)
Value date      September 19, 2013
Term 5 years: September 19, 2013 - September 19, 2018 (exclusive)
Coupon payment Annually, retrospectively as of September 19 of each year date            (for the first time in 2014)
Repayment       100 %
Maturity date   September 19, 2018
Denomination    EUR 1,000
Minimum         EUR 1,000
Status          Unsubordinated, unsecured
Call right      Issuer's call right:
Early in the instance of a modification or addition to tax law regulations (tax gross-up, tax call) Regularly from September 19, 2016 at 101% of nominal amount Regularly from September 19, 2017 at 100.5% of nominal                 amount
Bondholders' special call right, including in the case of:                 Change of control
                Cross default
Further reasons listed in the bond terms (please refer to                 the listing prospectus)
Covenants Payout ratio equivalent to 50% of unappropriated retained                 earnings
Stock exchange Open Market of the Deutsche Börse AG (Regulated Unofficial Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange) in the Entry Standard segment for corporate bonds Sole Global     Steubing AG
and Bookrunner

Investor relations contact:

Frank Ostermair / Linh Chung
Better Orange IR & HV AG
Tel.: +49 (0)89 / 8896906-25

Gerrit Janssen, Management Board member/CFO
HELMA Eigenheimbau AG
Tel.: +49 (0)5132 / 8850-113

Contact for transaction:

Thomas Kaufmann
Steubing AG 
Tel.: +49 (0)69 / 29716-105 

Important note:
Securities transactions are connected with risks, especially with the risk of a total loss of invested capital. Before any investment decision you should consequently seek detailed personal advice that takes into account your personal asset and investment position, and not base your investment decision solely on this information. To this end, please consult your respective banking or broking institution. The reliability of purchasing securities can be connected with various preconditions - especially your nationality or citizenship. In this case, too, please seek corresponding advice before any investment decision.

This document represents neither an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for, HELMA Eigenheimbau AG bonds. The offering of the issuer's bonds occurs exclusively through and on the basis of the prospectus as approved by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier ('CSSF') of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on September 2, 2013, and as notified to the relevant authorities in Germany and Austria, and which can be downloaded from the websites of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG (, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange ( and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange ( Only the information contained in the prospectus is binding in connection with the offering.

This document cannot be conveyed to, or published in, the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan or in any other country in which the distribution or publication of this document would infringe the law. The bonds will not be registered either pursuant to the United States Securities Act of 1933 or with the authority of any US state, or pursuant to any applicable securities laws provisions of Australia, Canada or Japan, and cannot be offered or sold in the United States, or for the account of, or on behalf of, US persons or other persons resident in Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States. The bonds will not be offered publicly in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan.

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Language:     English
Company:      HELMA Eigenheimbau AG
              Zum Meersefeld 4
              31275 Lehrte
Phone:        +49 (0)5132/8850-0
Fax:          +49 (0)5132/8850-111
ISIN:         DE000A0EQ578, DE000A1X3HZ2
WKN:          A0EQ57, A1X3HZ
Listed: Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart; Frankfurt in Open Market (Entry Standard)  
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