Amazon (AMZN) raised $3B in its bond offering, which comprised notes maturing in three, five and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN) raised $3B in its bond offering, which comprised notes maturing in three, five and 10-years. The company will use the money to help it buy its Seattle headquarters in a $1.16B deal, as well as for general corporate purposes. Moody's rated the debt - the first that Amazon issued since 1999 - at Baa1, although S&P rated it four levels higher at AA-.