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ReNew Power's $325 mn offshore bond issuance oversubscribed six times

Company executives said this was also the cheapest bond offering by a renewable firm. The bonds were initially priced at 5.875%. When the rate was reduced to 5.375%, investors continued to book

ReNew entered Indian bond market in 2015 with three issuances of Rs 400 cr, Rs 280 cr and Rs 451 cr
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This is ReNew’s second bond offering in this calendar year. It raised $450 million via dollar bonds in January when it was oversubscribed three times.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
Goldman Sachs-promoted ReNew Power raised $325 million via offshore bond sale. The dollar bond offer was subscribed 6x with the total offer book at $2 billion.

This is the first successful bond issuance by an Indian renewable company since the Covid-induced economic slowdown. In June, SoftBank Energy, an Indian clean energy unit of Japan-based SoftBank, withdrew its $600-million bond issuance due to investors’ concerns on the price-cost ratio of its solar projects. Company executives said this was also the cheapest bond offering by any renewable company. The bonds when issued were priced at 5.87 per cent. However, the rate was reduced

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First Published: Oct 22 2020 | 7:29 PM IST

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