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Auckland Airport tests US investor sentiment

Auckland Airport gains as US investor sentiment tested

Nov. 8 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport Ltd., the country’s main gateway, is testing American appetite for debt as it looks to roll over upcoming bank loans.

The airport is holding a roadshow in the U.S. to look at raising funds in a private placement to American investors, the company said in a statement.

The funds will be used to refinance debt maturing in March. Auckland Airport has a bank facility worth $125 million on a floating interest rate maturing in March, according to its 2010 annual report.

That’s about 10% of its total borrowings. The shares were unchanged at $2.16 in trading today.

(BusinessDesk) 15:24:29


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