Recently, Zhangjiakou Financial Holding Group Company Limited (“ZJKF” or the “Company”) successfully priced its US$92.8m 4.300% 3-year senior fixed rate bond debut offering (the “Transaction”). AMTD acted as a Joint Bookrunner and Joint Lead Manager on the Transaction.
This is the Company’s first ever USD bond offering. The bond is issued by ZJKF International (BVI) Limited, guaranteed by ZJKF Holdings International Limited, with keepwell deed provided by Zhangjiakou Financial Holding Group Company Limited. The Transaction is also supported by a standby letter of credit (“SBLC”) issued by Bank of Hebei Co., Ltd., Zhangjiakou Branch, which is the first ever SBLC issued by Bank of Hebei for a USD bond offering.
The Company is a large-scale state-controlled financial holding company located in Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province, the PRC. The Company operates a comprehensive financial holding platform for financial asset management and capital operation in Zhangjiakou City and strongly supported by Zhangjiakou City SASAC. As a limited company controlled by the Zhangjiakou Municipal Government, the Group has strong local government support, and have played an important role, in implementing development plans of the Zhangjiakou City municipal government. The Group will be able to leverage its leading position and strong government support in developing existing business and expanding into other business segments.