Yen deal of the year – Walmart

Yen deal of the year – Walmart

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Issuer: Walmart
Date of issue: July 28, 2010
Size of issue: ¥100 billion
Ratings: Aa2 (Moody’s), AA (S&P)
Tranche size: ¥30 billion
(5yr floater); ¥60 billion (5yr fixed); ¥10 billion (10yr fixed)
Maturity: July 28, 2015;
July 28, 2015; July 28, 2020
Pricing: 45bp over three-month yen Libor; 0.94%; 1.6%

Discount retailer Walmart launched the sole Samurai bond from a US corporate of 2010 with a ¥100 billion deal on July 28. The deal’s order book was 2.3 times oversubscribed, and at ¥230 billion, was