Syngenta to Meet with Fixed Income Investors

BASEL, Switzerland--()--Syngenta AG has mandated BNP Paribas, Citi, Credit Suisse, HSBC, MUFG and Santander to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings commencing on September 11, 2017. A multi-tranche benchmark-sized USD-denominated 144A/RegS senior unsecured notes offering of various maturities up to 30 years is expected to follow, subject to market conditions. Syngenta AG is rated BBB-/Ba2/BBB (all outlooks stable) by S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch. Furthermore, Syngenta may use its $ 7.5bn EMTN program for further issuances.

The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be used mainly to refinance the bridge financing for ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta. Any remaining proceeds would be used for general corporate purposes at Syngenta.

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Contacts

Syngenta International AG
Media Office
Tel: +41 61 323 2323
Fax: +41 61 323 2424
or
Media contacts:
Leandro Conti
Switzerland +41 61 323 2323
or
Paul Minehart
USA +1 202 737 8913
or
Analyst/Investor contacts:
Jennifer Gough
Switzerland +41 61 323 5059
USA +1 202 737 6521
www.syngenta.com

Release Summary

Syngenta to meet with fixed income investors

Contacts

Syngenta International AG
Media Office
Tel: +41 61 323 2323
Fax: +41 61 323 2424
or
Media contacts:
Leandro Conti
Switzerland +41 61 323 2323
or
Paul Minehart
USA +1 202 737 8913
or
Analyst/Investor contacts:
Jennifer Gough
Switzerland +41 61 323 5059
USA +1 202 737 6521
www.syngenta.com