Company News - 16 March 2016

AMTD acts as Joint Global Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner for Carnival Group’s US$180mm senior bond offering

On March 15, 2016, Carnival Group International Holdings Limited (996.HK) successfully priced its US$180mm 8% 3-year senior bond due March 2019 (the “Transaction”). AMTD acted as the Joint Global Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner on the Transaction. The size of the Transaction was increased from the original target size on the back of overwhelming investor demand. The Transaction offers Asian fixed income investors a rare opportunity to buy relatively high yielding assets in recent months. Use of proceeds will be for general corporate purposes including potential refinancing of existing indebtedness.

Carnival Group International Holdings limited is China’s only publicly listed operator of large-scale integrated tourism, hospitality and retail attraction, consisting of theme parks, hotels, a premium shopping outlet, dining, conference and exhibition centers, entertainment and recreational facilities. The company aims to provide their customers with one-stop carnival and themed consumption experience.

AMTD is a Hong Kong-based, China-focused integrated non-bank financial platform dedicated to combining and providing access to capital and investment opportunities. Its global presence allows AMTD to provide its clients with professional insurance brokerage, asset management, and insurance brokerage solutions.