Avation PLC (LSE: AVAP), the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, advises that it has priced and issued a US$20,000,000 tranche of its 7.5% senior notes due 2020 at a premium with a price of 100.83. The notes issue is a tap of and to be consolidated into and form a single series with the existing US$120,000,000 senior notes due 2020 which were originally issued 2015 in the amount of US$100,000,000 and again in 2017 in respect of a further tap issue in the amount of US$20,000,000 (the "Notes"). The issuance was made under Avation's Global Medium Term Notes Programme.
Full details of the pricing of the issue are included below in this announcement.
Avation's Executive Chairman Jeff Chatfield said: "The Company has decided to establish a financing package using, in the main part, attractively priced bank finance for the purchase of a series of additional aircraft scheduled for delivery before the end of December 2017. This tap issuance forms a part of the overall financing for the aircraft.
Avation remains a disciplined borrower. The reopening tap issuance was priced at a premium. RW Pressprich was sole bookrunner for the transaction."