Dollar investment grade (financial) deal of the year – Berkshire Hathaway

Dollar investment grade (financial) deal of the year – Berkshire Hathaway

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Issuer: Berkshire Hathaway
Issue date: February 4, 2010
Size: $8 billion
Ratings: Aa2/AA+ (Moody’s/S&P)

Floating rate tranches
Tranche size: $2 billion (2011); $1.1 billion (2012); $1.2 billion (2013)
Coupons: 3m Libor – 2bp;
3m Libor + 18bp; 3m Libor + 43bp

Fixed rate tranches
Tranche size: $600 million (2012); $1.4 billion (2013); $1.7 billion (2015)
Coupons: 1.4% (US Treasuries + 63bp); 2.125% (US Treasuries + 83bp); 3.2% (US Treasuries + 93bp)

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