Pressemitteilung BoxID: 683300 (Südzucker AG)
  • Südzucker AG
  • Theodor-Heuss-Anlage 12
  • 68165 Mannheim
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Dominik Risser
  • +49 (621) 421-205

Südzucker with successful bond placement

(lifePR) (Mannheim, ) Südzucker AG successfully placed a EUR 500 million bond to European investors via its wholly-owned Dutch subsidiary Südzucker International Finance B.V. on 21 November 2017. Guaranteed by Südzucker AG, the senior bond has a maturity of eight years and a coupon of 1.0 percent. Following settlement the bond will be listed on the regulated market on Luxembourg stock exchange. It is also attractive to private investors due to its denomination of EUR 1,000.

Südzucker AG

Südzucker, with its sugar, special products, CropEnergies and fruit segments, is one of the leading companies in the food industry. In the traditional sugar business, the group is the world market leader, with 29 sugar factories and two refineries, extending from France in the west via Belgium, Germany and Austria, through to Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Bosnia and Moldova in the east. The special products segment, consisting of the functional ingredients for food and animal feed (BENEO), chilled/frozen products (Freiberger), portion packs (Por-tionPack Europe) and starch divisions, is an important growth driver. The CropEnergies segment covers the bioethanol activities in Germany, Belgium, France and the UK. In the fruit segment, the group operates internationally, is the world market leader for fruit preparations and is a leading supplier of fruit juice concentrates in Europe.

In 2016/17, the group employed about 16,900 persons and generated revenues of EUR 6.5 billion.