LEASYS DEBUTS ON THE MARKET WITH A €500 MILLION GREEN BOND
Leasys, a subsidiary of FCA Bank, a 50/50 joint venture between Crédit Agricole Group and Stellantis, today priced a €500 million Green Bond maturing in July 2024 with a fixed-rate coupon of 0.00 per cent.
This is the first time the FCA Bank Group and Stellantis perform such a significant transaction by placing a Green Bond on the capital markets This transaction was made possible thanks to Crédit Agricole Group strong support .
The proceeds of the Green Bond will be used by Leasys to finance its fleet of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and its network of fast-charge electric charging points. In particular, the network, which currently has over 1,000 charging points, will triple over the life of the bond, supporting the electrification strategy of Leasys.
This Green Bond issuance, which has been structured and coordinated by Crédit Agricole CIB, marks Leasys' debut on capital markets and was characterized by a very high quality order book, with € 2.3 billion raised from 129 investors, confirming investors' confidence in the FCA Bank Group.
Joint Bookrunners of this transaction were Crédit Agricole CIB, BofA Securities, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs International, IMI – Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit.