MOSCOW, January 28. /ITAR-TASS/. Transport monopoly Russian Railways (RZD) plans the offering of euro-denominated Eurobonds, Bloomberg reports with reference to its sources.
Barclays Plc, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and VTB Capital have been appointed to organize the placement. This week RZD has started a road-show in Britain and in continental Europe, to continue in London Wednesday, according to Bloomberg’s source.
After the Eurobond offering the monopoly would decide on the amount of rouble bonds and loans in 2014, Deputy Head of RZD’s Corporate Finance Department Pavel Ilyichev earlier told journalists. The company’s planned borrowing this year totals 100 billion rubles ($3 billion), including 50 billion rubles ($1.5 billion) in infrastructure bonds. The rest is to be raised via bank loans, rouble bonds and Eurobonds.