Successful bond issue by the Bell Food Group
The Bell Food Group successfully placed a bond of CHF 300 million with a term to maturity of 7 years on the Swiss capital market on 6 April 2022. The net proceeds will be used to refinance the bond maturing on 16 May 2022 as well as for general financing purposes, in particular for the investment programme for Switzerland.
With this investment programme, the Bell Food Group is investing in its core Swiss business in order to further strengthen its productive capacity. The meat and convenience specialist is therefore sustainably securing its most important drivers of revenue in the long term.
The bond met with great interest and confirmed the trust placed in the substance and creditworthiness of the Bell Food Group by the Swiss capital market.
About the Bell Food Group
The Bell Food Group is one of the leading meat processors and convenience food specialists in Europe. Its range of products includes meat, poultry, charcuterie, seafood and convenience and vegetarian products. With brands such as Bell, Eisberg, Hilcona and Hügli, the Group meets a range of customer needs. Its customers include the retail trade as well as the food service sector and the food processing industry. Around 12 000 employees generate annual revenues of over CHF 4 billion. The Bell Food Group is listed on the Swiss stock exchange.