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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG: EUR 25 million corporate bond successfully placed

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG / Key word(s): Bond

09.09.2013 / 14:00

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG: EUR 25 million corporate bond successfully placed

Lehrte, September 9, 2013 - HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, the specialist for individual solid construction houses and sustainable energy concepts, has fully placed its corporate bond in a volume of EUR 25 million (ISIN: DE000A1X3HZ2). The offering period, which was originally set to run until September 17, 2013, 12:00 hours, was closed ahead of schedule today due to high demand from institutional and private investors. The corporate bond has a five-year term and carries a 5.875 % p. a. coupon. The first trading day (dealings on a well-issued basis) for the bonds in the Open Market of Deutsche Börse AG (Regulated Unofficial Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange) in the Entry Standard segment for bonds will prospectively be September 10, 2013. September 19, 2013 is the issue and value date.

Karl-Heinz Maerzke, CEO and founder of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG: 'We are pleased with the strong demand shown by investors. This demonstration of confidence also spurs us on to consistently implement our operating plans, and to utilise the inflow of funds to push further ahead with our organic growth.'

Steubing AG managed the bond issue as Sole Global Coordinator and Bookrunner.

Key bond data

Issuer HELMA Eigenheimbau AG
Volume EUR 25 million
Corporate rating BBB (Investment grade; Creditreform Rating AG, July 2013)
Coupon 5.875 % p. a.
Issue price 100 %
Value date September 19, 2013
Term 5 years: September 19, 2013 - September 19, 2018 (exclusive)
Coupon payment date Annually, retrospectively as of September 19 of each year (for the first time in 2014)
Repayment 100 %
Maturity date September 19, 2018
Denomination EUR 1,000
Minimum investment amount 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 Coordinator and Bookrunner Steubing AG

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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