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18 December 2015

Rentenbank plans to raise up to EUR 12 billion in 2016

Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, based in Frankfurt/Main, expects its total volume of funding with maturities of more than two years to reach up to EUR 12 billion in 2016. This is roughly in line with the volume raised this year. Germany's development agency for agribusiness plans to raise around 40 % of its total volume by issuing medium and long-term benchmark bonds with a minimum volume of EUR 1 billion or USD 1 billion each. Strategic bond issues are to be supplemented by other liquid issues and private placements in various currencies, especially in EUR, USD (US dollars) and AUD (A...

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19 August 2015

Rentenbank: Record level of new promotional loans and successful issuance activity

First half of 2015 The agricultural sector's brisk demand for promotional loans was the determining factor in the operating performance of Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Frankfurt am Main, in the first half of 2015. The promotional bank's business in low-interest special promotional loans hit a new record level despite the more subdued performance of agricultural markets. Rentenbank's international issuance activities were also highly successful in the first six months of this year. "In the first half of 2015, we raised medium- and long-term funding of EUR 8.4 billion in the capital market...

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23 July 2015

Special promotional loans at record level in first half of 2015

Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Frankfurt/Main, unexpectedly reported strong demand for its special promotional loans for the agricultural sector and rural areas in the first six months of 2015. "Despite the more sluggish performance of agricultural markets, we continued to expand our promotional business by offering our attractive and carefully targeted financing packages. We believe that the second-quarter rise in interest rates persuaded some of our end-borrowers to bring forward the timing of their financing," explained Horst Reinhardt, Speaker of Rentenbank's Board of Managing Director...

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27 April 2015

Fiscal year 2014: Rentenbank’s special promotional loans close to prior year’s record level

Fiscal year 2014: Significant increase in special promotional loans for wind power, new issuance on the rise, increase in IFRS-operating result, capital ratios far in excess of regulatory requirements. First quarter 2015: Increase in demand for special promotional loans, successful issuance activity. The Board of Managing Directors of Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Frankfurt/Main, Germany's development agency for agribusiness, stated its full satisfaction with the financial results for 2014 at the bank's press conference on annual results. "With EUR 6.9 billion of new commitments in the...

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29 January 2015

Fiscal year 2014 at Rentenbank: Sharp rise in promotional loans for renewable energies

Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Frankfurt am Main, reported strong growth in demand for its promotional loans for renewable energies. This was particularly true of financing for wind turbines, which was up by a substantial 80 percent. However, special promotional loans business in total contracted slightly in 2014 compared with the record year seen in 2013. This was partly attributable to falling demand for global loans from promotional banks of federal states."By offering finance at favorable interest rates, we are helping the entire agricultural sector to remain competitive, make progress...

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