Deutsche Lufthansa AG successfully concluded the placement of a
euro-benchmark bond.The issue was sixfold over-subscribed. The coupon has been
fixed at 4.625%; the issue price is 99.742% with an issue yield of 4.669%. As
planned, the issue volume totalled 500 million euros with a term of seven years.
Prospectively as of 4 May, the bond will be listed at the Frankfurt stock exchange.
The joint bookrunners for this transaction are Deutsche Bank, Helaba, Morgan Stanley
and UBS. Lufthansa is one of only three airlines, worldwide, with an Investment
Grade Rating (S&P«s: BBB; Moody«s: Baa3) and is the highest rated carrier in Europe.
Lufthansa is to utilise the capital raised in the bond issue for general financing