BANJA LUKA, REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA – Media OutReach – 11 June 2018 – The Republic of Srpska, a constitutive entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, rated B3 (stable) by Moody’s, has mandated BMI Securities Limited to organize a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, London, commencing on 11th of June 2018. A EUR-denominated RegS Bearer 200mn 5-year fixed rate bond expected to be rated by Moody’s to be included in the Third Market of the Vienna stock exchange will follow, subject to market conditions.
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