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SunEdison lower after pricing convertible offering

  • SunEdison (SUNE -1.3%) is offering $500M worth of convertible senior notes due 2020. The notes carry an interest rate of 0.25%, and sport an initial conversion price of $26.87/share - a 32% premium to current levels.
  • Shares initially sold off yesterday after SunEdison announced the offering (without giving pricing), but finished the day higher.
  • The company had $3.05B in solar energy systems debt at the end of Q1, and $891M in other debt. Cash/equivalents totaled $463.4M, and another $178.2M in cash was committed to construction projects.
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  • charliezap
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    """The notes carry an interest rate of 0.25%, and sport an initial conversion price of $26.87/share - a 32% premium to current levels."""

     

    Golly Gee! I'm old enough to remember when the typical newly issued convertible went off with a coupon 15% lower than straight debt, and at a conversion price that was a 15% premium to the current price.
    5 Jun 2014, 12:16 PM Reply Like
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