Gide has advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on its issuance of two series of bonds, with a maturity of five and ten years respectively, for a total amount of PLN 2 billion (approximately EUR 471 million).
The bond issuance was carried out as part of a program worth up to PLN 4 billion (approximately EUR 942 million) set up by KGHM on May 27, 2019.
KGHM is a State Treasury strategic company and a global copper and silver producer. According to Gide, to manage the programme, KGHM appointed a consortium of dealers consisting of PKO BP S.A., Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., Bank Pekao S.A., and Santander Bank Polska S.A.
Earlier Gide Warsaw advised KGHM on a USD 450 million financing granted by Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on March 13, 2019).
The Gide team included Partner Robert Dulewicz, Counsel Michal Smiechowski, Associate Natalia Skomorowska from the Warsaw office and Associate Sarah Whitley from the London office.