America Movil issues bonds to preserve credit ratings

Wednesday 4 September 2013 | 18:11 CET | News
America Movil has raised over EUR 2 billion in a hybrid bond issue. The issue includes EUR 1.45 billion and GBP 550 million tranches. This is part of a broader strategy to replace short-term securities with long-term debt and maintain a good credit profile, CFO Carlos Garcia Moreno said in an interview with Reuters. "By optimising our balance sheet, we will get back to the levels of leverage the risk agencies set for our rating," he said, adding that the money will not be used for anything else. The leverage ratios were exceeded at the end of June, he said. America Movil's ratings have been

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Categories: General
Companies: America Movil
Countries: Latin America / Netherlands
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