Barclays, BNP Paribas and UBS complete $1 billion public offering of 4.875% Global Bonds due 2015, Global Benchmark, SEC Registered
Clients Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas Securities Corp and UBS Limited
Jones Day assisted Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas Securities Corp and UBS Limited in connection with the public offering by Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank of Global Benchmark, SEC registered of $1 billion 4.875% Global Bonds due 2015. Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank is a financial institute organized under the public law of the Federal Republic of Germany. Rentenbank is charged with the promotion of the agricultural industry (including forestry, horticulture and fishing) and the development of rural areas through the extension of credit. Under German administrative principle of Anstaltlast, Rentenbank’s obligations, including the Global Bonds, are effectively backed by the full faith and credit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Consequently, Rentenbank is qualified as a sovereign issuer under US securities laws. Rentenbank has a "AAA" Moody’s rating and a "Aaa" S&P rating.