Ecuador prices US$750m tap of 2020 to yield 8.5%

jueves 14 de mayo de 2015 14:39 GYT

By Paul Kilby

NEW YORK, May 14 (IFR) - The Republic of Ecuador raised US$750m on Thursday through a reopening of its 10.50% 2020 bond.

The tap, rated B+/B by S&P and Fitch, was priced at 107.789 to yield 8.50%, in line with guidance and inside initial price thoughts of high 8s.

The tap brings the total size outstanding on the issue to US$1.5bn. Citigroup acted as sole bookrunner for the 144A/RegS offering. (Reporting by Paul Kilby; Editing by Marc Carnegie)