San Donato Milanese (Milan), 13 September 2016 – Eni has mandated Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, MUFG and UniCredit Bank as Joint Bookrunners for its upcoming dual tranche Euro benchmark size fixed rate bonds offering with 8 year and 12 year maturity, both issued under its existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme and to be placed on the Euromarket.
The bonds are to be issued within the framework of the Euro Medium Term Notes Programme and in accordance with the resolution adopted by Eni's Board of Directors on 7 September 2016. The issuance is aimed at pre-funding the group’s future financial needs and maintaining a well-balanced financial structure, in terms of Eni's short and medium-long term debt and average duration of the debt. The transaction will be launched subject to market conditions and the offering is restricted to institutional investors only. The bonds will be listed on the regulated market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
Eni is rated Baa1 (outlook stable) by Moody's and BBB+ (outlook stable) by Standard & Poor's.