May 18, 2022. GUANGDONG PROVINCE.
Voluntary announcement proposed public issue of domestic corporate bonds by Country Garden Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., A wholly-owned subsidiary of the company.
This is a voluntary announcement made by Country Garden Holdings Company Limited (the ‘‘Company’’).
The board of directors (the ‘‘Board’’) of the Company announces that, on 10 February 2021, Country Garden Real Estate Group Co., Ltd. (碧桂園地產集團有限公司) (the ‘‘Issuer’’), a company established in the People’s Republic of China (the ‘‘PRC’’) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, has obtained the approval of China Securities Regulatory Commission (中國證券監督管理委員會) (the ‘‘CSRC’’) to register for the proposed public issue of domestic corporate bonds of face value of not exceeding RMB13.9 billion (the ‘‘Corporate Bonds’’) to professional institutional investors in tranches.
The size of this tranche of bond issue will be not more than RMB500 million and the bond maturity will be 3 years, with an option for the Issuer to adjust the coupon rate and a sell-back option for investors at the end of the first year and the second year respectively. The Corporate Bonds so issued is proposed to be listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (深圳證券交易所). The Issuer and the lead underwriter will conduct a book-building exercise with professional institutional investors on 20 May 2022.
In accordance with the relevant rules and regulations in the PRC, relevant documents in relation to the Issuer and this tranche of the Corporate Bonds are available on the website of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (深圳證券交易所) (www.szse.cn) and cninfo (巨 潮資訊網) (http://www.cninfo.com.cn). Shareholders and investors of the Company are reminded that such documents were prepared in accordance with the relevant requirements in the PRC and are limited solely to the Issuer, and the information contained therein does not provide a full picture of the operation or status of the Company and its subsidiaries.
The Issuer may issue further tranche(s) of the Corporate Bonds within 24 months from the date of registration of the proposed issue of the Corporate Bonds with the CSRC. Information on any such issue will be disclosed in the interim and/or annual report(s) of the Company.
By Order of the Board
Country Garden Holdings Company Limited
President and Executive Director
Foshan, Guangdong Province, the PRC, 18 May 2022
As of the date of this announcement, the executive directors of the Company are Mr. YEUNG Kwok Keung (Chairman), Ms. YANG Huiyan (Co-Chairman), Mr. MO Bin (President), Ms. YANG Ziying, Mr. YANG Zhicheng, Mr. SONG Jun and Mr. SU Baiyuan. The non-executive director of the Company is Mr. CHEN Chong. The independent non-executive directors of the Company are Mr. LAI Ming, Joseph, Mr. SHEK Lai Him, Abraham, Mr. TONG Wui Tung, Mr. HUANG Hongyan and Mr. TO Yau Kwok.
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