6 September 2018
Maxima Grupė, which operates retail chains in the Baltics, Poland and Bulgaria, successfully placed a EUR 300 million issue of 5-year bonds. The bonds were purchased by more than 60 investors from 14 countries. Among them – one third from Baltic and Scandinavian region, rest of them – from other European countries. Demand for the securities exceeded supply.
29 August 2019
Maxima Grupė is continuing preparations for an offering of bonds and is beginning meetings of senior management with potential investors from Continental Europe, the Nordics, the Baltics and the UK, to be held 30 August to 5 September. After the meetings with investors, bond offering will follow subject to market conditions. The planned size of the debut issue is minimum EUR 300 million and the bonds’ maturity 5 years. Listing is foreseen on the Euronext Dublin and Nasdaq Vilnius Stock Exchange.
26 July 2018
The Central Bank of Ireland has approved the Maxima Grupė’s base prospectus that was also announced on the Dublin Stock Exchange. Under the document, Maxima Grupė has the ability to issue up to EUR 1 billion bonds. If the decision is made by the company to start bonds issuance, the first emission would amount to EUR 300-400 million.
19 July 2018
Maxima Grupė is starting the process of retail chains Stokrotka and Aldik in Poland integration. Aldik, which was acquired by the company in 2012, will be integrated into Stokrotka. Earlier this year, Maxima Grupė acquired Emperia Holding S.A. that operates Polish retail chain Stokrotka. The integration of both companies is planned to be completed this autumn.
17 July 2018
Standard & Poor’s has assigned Maxima Grupė BB+ credit rating with a stable perspective. Maxima Grupė has become the first private company in the Baltics and one of the few retailers in the Eastern and Central European region, which received and publicly announced an international credit rating. According to the company, this rating is the highest among European retail companies of similar size (with an annual revenue amounting to EUR 4 billion).