Henderson Land Development Company Limited
(Hong Kong, 10th January 2011) Henderson Land Development Company Limited ("Henderson Land" or the "Group") is pleased to announce the signing of a HK$10 billion three-year syndicated term loan / revolving credit facility (the "Facility") with a consortium of 13 leading international and local financial institutions on 10th January 2011.
HK$10 Billion 3-Year Term Loan/Revolving Credit Facility
The Facility was very well received by international as well as local banks with heavy oversubscription and the final amount of the Facility was increased two fold of the initial facility size of HK$5 billion to HK$10 billion. The overwhelming response to this Facility clearly demonstrates the confidence and support of the banking community in the strong financial position of Henderson Land and the superior credit quality of the Group.
This 3-year Facility carries an interest rate of HIBOR plus 0.625% per annum. The Facility will be used to cater for the general corporate funding requirement of Henderson Land and/or its subsidiaries.
The principal business activities of Henderson Land are property development and property investment. The Group is one of the largest property companies in Hong Kong and it is also active in the property development and property investment business in Mainland China. Other business activities of the Group include project management, construction, property management, provision of home mortgage finance, public utility, hotel and retailing. The Group also holds a 39.88% shareholding interest in The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited.
The Facility was participated by the following international and local financial institutions:
Mandated Lead Arrangers
Agricultural Bank of China Limited Hong Kong Branch
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, Hong Kong Branch
Chong Hing Bank Limited
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited Hong Kong Branch
United Overseas Bank Limited
Wing Lung Bank Limited