US$300m bond is latest listing from Ecuadorian public company, Petroamazonas
Petroamazonas, the Ecuadorian public company, lists additional notes of US$300m on the Global Exchange Market (GEM) of the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE). The notes, with a 4.625% interest rate, have a maturity date of November 2020.
This listing follows Petroamazonas’ listing in May 2017 of US$315m notes on the GEM which carried an interest rate of 4.625% and a maturity date of February 2020.
Petroamazonas is an Ecuadorian public company dedicated to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons.
Petroamazonas is wholly-owned by Ecuador and performs its operations directly and through its subsidiaries and joint ventures.
Its operations are located entirely in Ecuador, with the exception of a minority equity investment in a subsidiary involved in upstream operations in Venezuela.
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