abertis to close an issue of €1,000 million bond

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30-Sep-2009 Today, Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A., under its Fixed Income Programme, has launched an issue of a €1,000 million bond.

The purpose of the issue, launched to institutional investors, is to refinance the €1,050 million club deal with an initial settlement date in April 2010. This issue enables abertis to optimize and improve the debt structure of the Group by replacing short term by long term debt under favourable conditions.

This 7 year bond pays an annual coupon of 4.625%. The settlement date is expected to be 14-Oct-2009.