OREANDA-NEWS. Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, announced today that it has successfully launched and priced a new €500 million 10-year Eurobond. The bonds were sold at an issue price of 99.659 per cent and carry an annual coupon of 1.500 per cent. The settlement date has been set at March 22, 2017. The securities were placed with a broad range of institutional investors across Europe.

The senior unsecured bonds will mature on March 22, 2027. The net proceeds of the offering will be used to refinance existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

Barclays, Commerzbank, NatWest Markets, and Rabobank acted as joint lead managers. The bonds will be listed on the Official List of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in professional information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).