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HAICHUAN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
(incorporated with limited liability in the British Virgin Islands)
U. S.$280,000,000 7.5 per cent. guaranteed bonds due 2021
Stock Code: 5460
unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by
JIANGSU FANG YANG GROUP CO., LTD.
(incorporated with limited liability in the People’s Republic of China)
PARTIAL REPURCHASE AND CANCELLATION OF THE BONDS
This announcement is made by Haichuan International Investment Co., Ltd. (the “Issuer”) and Jiangsu Fang Yang Group Co., Ltd. (江蘇方洋集團有限公司) (the “Company”) pursuant to Rule 37.48(a) of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the “Listing Rules”).
We refer to the announcements of the Issuer and the Company dated 29 November 2018 in relation to the issuance of the U.S.$100,000,000 7.5 per cent. guaranteed bonds due 2021 (the “Original Bonds”) and 14 August 2019 in relation to the issuance of U.S.$180,000,000 7.5 per cent. guaranteed bonds due 2021, which was consolidated and formed a single series with the Original Bonds (the “Additional Bonds”, together with the Original Bonds, the “Bonds”), issued by the Issuer and irrevocably and unconditionally guaranteed by the Guarantor.
The Issuer and the Company hereby announce that in June 2021, the Issuer made on-market repurchase of an aggregate principal amount of U.S.$91,900,000 of the Bonds (the “Repurchased Bonds”), representing approximately 32.82 per cent. of the aggregate principal amount of the Bonds originally issued, in the open market.
As at the date of this announcement, the Repurchased Bonds have been cancelled and U.S.$188,100,000 in aggregate principal amount of Bonds remain outstanding, representing approximately 67.18 per cent. of the aggregate principal amount of the Bonds originally issued.
Pursuant to Rule 37.48(a) of the Listing Rules, the Issuer and the Company will make further announcements for every subsequent 5 per cent. interval of the aggregate principal amount of the Bonds which had been redeemed or cancelled in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Bonds.
The Issuer and/or the Company may or may not purchase further bonds in the future. Bondholders and potential investors should note that any purchase of bonds from time to time by the Issuer and/or the Company will be at the Issuer’s and/or the Company’s sole and absolute discretion. There is no assurance of the timing, amount or price of any purchase of the Bonds or whether The Issuer and/or the Company will make any further purchase at all. Bondholders and potential investors should therefore exercise caution when dealing in any Bonds.
By Order of the Board
Jiangsu Fang Yang Group Co., Ltd.
Hong Kong, 12 July 2021
As at the date of this announcement, the sole director of Haichuan International Investment Co., Ltd. is Song Chunfei and the directors of Jiangsu Fang Yang Group Co., Ltd. (江蘇方洋集團有限公司) are Yan Hongmin, Cao Hongtao, An Tao, Xu Lingxi, Zhou Kaihong, He Feng and Liu Yucheng.