OMRO IFN corporate bonds will start trading on BVB MTS on April 23rd
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) informs that on Thursday, April 23rd, will start trading on BVB Multilateral Trading System (MTS) the corporate bonds denominated in euro issued by de OMRO IFN Targu Mures (ticker – OMRO25E and ISIN - RO4R4ZQYFZD7), one of the first microfinance institutions established in Romania.
The characteristics of these bonds are presented below.
Value of the bonds (EUR): 2,000,000
Number of bonds: 10,000
Face value/ bond: EUR 200
Interest: 7.5% p.a., fixed, payable on a half-yearly basis
Issues date: January 29, 2020
Maturity date: January 29, 2025
The bonds were bought by 8 professional investors, both individuals and institutional investors, through a private placement.
The private placement was carried out by Goldring and BRK Financial Group (BRK), and the admission to trading was assisted by Goldring, as Authorized Advisor.
The attracted funds by OMRO through the bonds issue will be used to finance the lending activity as well as other current operational expenses of the issuer.
OMRO IFN is one of the first microfinance institutions established in Romania. In 2007, the company was registered in the National Bank of Romania General Register of non-banking financial institutions (IFN), specialized in granting credits for financing agricultural businesses (micro-farms and small farms) and, at the same time, granting of microcredit to those small, medium and micro enterprises (MIMM) that do not qualify for access to banking financial services.
Starting with 2018, the change of the ownership marked a turning point in the evolution of the company, translating OMRO's perspectives and vision towards geographical expansion and through digitized access to a much wider range of potential clients with the objective of reaching the most important independent microfinance platform in Romania.
At the end of 2019, OMRO had a loan portfolio of RON 17.1mn, almost double that of 2018, and 569 active clients (261 new clients).