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Homburger advised Roche Holding Ltd on the issuance of EUR 1.25 bn Bonds

On February 27, 2023, Roche Finance Europe B.V. issued EUR 1.25 bn Bonds guaranteed by Roche Holding Ltd.

Banco Santander S.A., Barclays Bank PLC and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft acted as joint lead managers. The bonds will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and have been admitted to trading on the Open Market (Freiverkehr) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The transaction consists of a EUR 750 m tranche due August 2029 and a EUR 500 m tranche due February 2035.

The documentation is governed by Swiss law.

Homburger acted as counsel to Roche Holding Ltd. The Homburger team consisted of Jürg Frick (Financing and Investment Products), Eduard De Zordi and Daniel Hulmann (both Capital Markets).