The SCF has not entered into any liabilities swaps for the new fixed-rate OF issuances, instead opting to amend the asset swaps
structure for the programme to hedge the fixed-rate received on the underlying Belgian residential loan assets against both the post-swap floating-rate interest due on the majority of the OF and the fixed-rate due on the new OF.
The in-principle agreement involving huge asset swaps
is part of a major restructuring of Germany's energy market as Europe's powerhouse switches from conventional to renewable power.
The Russian gas monopoly might also enter into asset swaps
with Mitsubishi and Mitsui.
Core operating profit last year fell by 13% to PS5.73bn compared with a year ago, after a series of asset swaps
with Swiss rival Novartis, which included the sale of its ofatumumab cancer treatments.
The deal with Novartis follows a previous series of asset swaps
between the two companies that completed earlier this year.
Gazprom is building a global strategic alliance with energy major Royal Dutch Shell that will include asset swaps
and allow the Russian gas giant to penetrate new markets, its chief executive told Reuters.
However, last week saw a rash of deals in the healthcare industry, including value-creating asset swaps
involving Glaxo, Novartis and Lilly, an approach by Valeant for Botox-maker Allergan, and Zimmer's purchase of Biomet.
The 5.0 percent April 1, 2019 bonds have been priced at 98.945 for a yield of 5.2425 percent, in line with the guidance of asset swaps
plus 155 basis point area, and 177 bps over March 2019 Australian Commonwealth Government bonds.
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