HeadHunter Group PLC Announces Launch of Bond Offering
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MOSCOW, Russia, November 25, 2020 – HeadHunter Group PLC (Nasdaq: HHR, MOEX: HHRU) (HeadHunter or the “Company”) announces today that its’ wholly owned subsidiary LLC Headhunter has launched an offering of unsecured Ruble bond series 001Р-01R due in 2023 (“Bonds”) via the ₽20 billion indefinite bond program that Headhunter established on MOEX in October 2020. This is the first Ruble bond offering by LLC Headhunter.
The principal amount of the 001Р-01R series bonds is expected to be at least ₽3 billion with a nominal value of Rub 1,000 each, 3-year maturity and quarterly coupon. The bond proceeds will be used to fund the acquisition of LLC Zarplata.ru, which was recently announced. Subject to market conditions, the offering is expected to close by the end of 2020.
As of the date of this release, local rating agency ExpertRA assigned ‘ruAA’ credit rating to HeadHunter Group PLC with a stable outlook.
About HeadHunter Group PLC
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services.
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