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Pareto Securities successfully places Nordic Bond for Media and Games Invest SE

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Issuer: Pareto Securities AS / Key word(s): Bond
20.06.2022 / 12:18
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Pareto Securities successfully places Nordic Bond for Media and Games Invest SE

  • Senior secured bond with a volume of 175 million euros placed with institutional investors for Media and Games Invest SE

  • Pareto Securities, with proven expertise in gaming, has completed more than 15 capital market transactions in this area in the last three years

Frankfurt, June 20, 2022 - Pareto Securities AS, an international investment bank headquartered in Oslo and a long-standing partner of SMEs in Germany, announces the successful placement of a EUR 175 million senior secured bond in Nordic Bond format for Media and Games Invest SE. Pareto Securities acted as sole bookrunner in this transaction. Media and Games Invest is a leading digital games and media company listed on Nasdaq First North Premier in Stockholm and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Scale segment) and currently has a market capitalization of approximately EUR 515 million.

The new bond has a maturity of 4 years and bears a floating interest rate of 3-month EURIBOR + 6.25%. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the transaction to fund general corporate purposes, including investments, capital expenditures and acquisitions. In connection with the transaction, the Company offered a partial repurchase of its outstanding EUR 350 million bond, resulting in a total repurchase amount of EUR 115 million.

Lutz Weiler, CEO Pareto Securities Germany, explains: "This is already the eighth time that we have advised and supported Media and Games Invest in a successful bond transaction. Despite the current generally difficult environment, the transaction was well received in the market. In particular, there was strong demand from institutional investors from the Nordic countries, continental Europe and Asia, so that the order book was significantly oversubscribed. As Pareto, we have established access to institutional investors worldwide. This allows us to very effectively support attractive growth companies in leveraging the capital market to their advantage."

As a German branch, Pareto Securities Germany specializes in advising and implementing financing for the local SME sector. The advantages of the Nordic bond with its flexible transaction structures offers SMEs an adequate solution for growth financing. In the growing Nordic bond market, Pareto Securities is very well positioned as a pioneer with a successful track record. Pareto Securities also has particular sector expertise in gaming, in this industry alone it has led 15 deals to success in the last three years. In the current year 2022, Pareto Securities has already successfully placed 25 bonds as of June.

 

About Pareto Securities

Founded in 1986, Pareto Securities is headquartered in Norway and has offices in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, the UK, Switzerland, the US, Singapore and Australia. Pareto Securities has a leading position in the Nordic financial markets and a strong international presence. Pareto Securities offers a wide range of financial services, including equity and fixed income brokerage, equity, debt and project finance, and advisory services related to mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.

 

Contact:

Press contact:

Pareto Securities AS

cometis AG

Frankfurt Branch

Claudio Sabatelli

Count Str. 97

Tel.: +49 (611) 20 58 55-24

60487 Frankfurt

Fax: +49 (611) 20 58 55-66

Tel.: +49 (69) 58997-0

E-mail: sabatelli@cometis.de

E-mail: info@paretosec.com 

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