ArmInfo. On December 7, Ameriabank will start placing the next registered, coupon and non-documentary bonds - AMD 5 bln and USD 15 mln. This is indicated in the issue prospectuses of these issues posted on the website of the Central Bank of Armenia, according to which the placement is planned to be completed on February 19, 2021.
Within the framework of the dram tranche, 50 thousand bonds with a par value of 100 thousand drams will be issued, and the dollar tranche - 150 thousand bonds with a par value of $ 100. The coupon yield on AMD bonds is set at 9.75%, and on USD bonds at 5%. The periodicity of coupon payments for both tranches is provided once a quarter. The full redemption of these issues is scheduled for March 7, 2023. Those wishing to purchase bonds of these issues can transfer funds to the corresponding accounts opened with Ameriabank: for the AMD tranche - 1570043120372900, for the dollar tranche - 1570043100494501. According to AMX, the stock exchange as of December 3 of this year. 16 issues of Ameriabank bonds are quoted - 11 USD and 5 AMD. The total volume of the dollar issues is $ 90.710 million, and the AMD - 17.1 billion drams. The repayment of dollar tranches will take place in 2021-2023: in May, September and November 2021 - four tranches; in February, June, July, October and December 2022 - six tranches; and in May 2023 - one tranche. And AMD tranches will be repaid in September 2021 (one), in February, July and November 2022 (four). With the placement of the above two tranches, the volume of USD issues (already 12) quoted on the exchange will reach $ 105.71 million, and AMD issues (already five) - 22.1 billion AMD.
According to the Financial Rating of Banks of Armenia as of December 31, 2019, prepared by ArmInfo IC, Ameriabank is the leader in terms of the amount of funds raised from the placement of corporate bonds - 54.6 billion drams or $ 113.8 million. In a three-year breakdown, the bank has tripled this indicator. Ameriabank accounted for about 30% of the total volume of this indicator in the banking sector. By October 1, 2020, the volume of funds attracted by Ameriabank from the placement of corporate bonds reached 68.9 billion drams ($ 141 million), with an annual growth of 28.8%, for 9 months of this year. by 26.2%, and only in the III quarter - by 25.5%. Ameriabank is very active in the corporate bond market in Armenia, having started issuing its securities in March 2016, and in the same year initiated the first issue on the international market - in June through its investment manager - responsAbility Investments AG - successfully placed $ 20 million in debt securities 4 Luxembourg investment funds. Ameriabank has been repeatedly recognized as "The Best Operator-Custodian of the Depository System Account in the International Securities Market".
To remind, Ameriabank, operating in the Armenian market since October 31, 1996, is a universal bank providing investment, corporate and retail banking services in the form of a comprehensive package of banking solutions. The bank's shareholders as of October 1, 2020 are Imast Group (CY) Limited (previous name - Ameria Group (C-Wye) Limited - 48.95%, EBRD - 17.76%, Asian Development Bank - 13.94%, ESPS Holding Limited - 11.83% and Afeyan Foundation for Armenia Inc. - 7.52%.