Metrobank starts offer of minimum PHP 10 billion, 5% fixed rate bonds
From October 6 to 19, Metrobank will be offering its fixed rate bonds with a tenor of one and a half years, with a minimum investment amount of PHP 500,000 and additional increments of PHP 100,000.
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company recently announced the offering of peso-denominated SEC registration-exempt fixed-rate bonds in an aggregate principal of PHP 10 billion, with an option to upsize.
The bonds will have a tenor of one and a half years and an interest rate of 5.0% p.a., payable quarterly, with the minimum investment amount at PHP 500,000 and in additional increments of PHP 100,000. The offer period will run from October 6 to 19, 2022.
The bonds are intended to be issued and listed on the Philippine Dealing Exchange on October 28, 2022.
Proceeds will be used for general working capital needs.
First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC), ING Bank N.V., Manila Branch (ING), and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) are the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners of the offer. Metrobank, together with FMIC, ING, and SCB, are the selling agents of this issuance.
The issuance is part of Metrobank’s increased PHP 200.0-billion Bond and Commercial Paper Program, as approved by its board of directors last December 15, 2021.
Interested investors may visit any Metrobank branch or contact any of the Selling Agents.