BASEL, Switzerland, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta announced today the successful issue of a EUR 500 million Eurobond with a five year maturity. The proceeds of the bond will be used for general funding purposes.
John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of favorable current borrowing conditions in order to further enhance our debt maturity profile. This bond issue is part of our normal funding requirements and the positive market reception demonstrates Syngenta's strong financial position and credit quality."
Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) is one of the world's leading companies with more than 24,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our customers we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. For more information about us please go to www.syngenta.com or www.growmorefromless.com.
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