The new LGT bond issue attracted a broad investor base of institutional and private clients. "LGT as a name, the stable performance of the existing bond issues as well as our excellent rating have allowed us to take advantage of the low interest rate environment and tap the CHF capital market at attractive levels", says Josef Rüttimann, Head Fixed Income of LGT.
Sound capital base
LGT Bank Ltd. has a solid balance sheet, high liquidity and a strong capital base. Its regulatory ratios are well above the statutory requirements and reflect the financial stability of the bank.
Given its strong position LGT Bank Ltd. was able to issue long-term capital at an attractive level. The bond will be listed and traded on SIX as of February 6, 2014.