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Php 500,000**

Minimum investment 

6.2620-6.3120%***

Indicative interest rate

Quarterly

Interest payments 

July 18, 2024 to August 2, 2024

Public offer period

*The Bank has submitted for an application for confirmation of the Sustainable label with the SEC on June 28, 2024. Confirmation from the SEC is pending as of date.
**in increments of Php 100,000
***as of July 3, 2024; subject to 20-25% final withholding tax or such other rates as may be required by law or regulations

The Bank of the Philippines Islands (“BPI”) launches its 1.5-year Peso-denominated fixed rate ASEAN Sustainable Bonds, (“the “Sustainable Bonds”) with an option for early redemption, the third tranche under its existing Php 100,000,000,000.00 Bond Program approved May 18, 2022 (the “Program”).

Summary of the offer

Issuer

Bank of the Philippine Islands (“BPI”)

Issue and Ranking

Fixed rate bonds constituting the direct, unconditional, unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of BPI

Issue Size

Php 5 billion with an option to upsize

ESG Label

ASEAN Sustainable

Offer Period

July 18, 2024 to August 2, 2024

Maturity Date

February 9, 2026 or one year and six months from Issue Date

Issue Date

August 9, 2024

Tenor

1.5 years

Issue Price

At par (or 100% of face value)

Interest Period and Interest Payment Date

Fixed rate, quarterly payments, 30/360 count basis

Early Redemption

Early Redemption Date: The Bonds shall be available for early redemption by the Issuer on the first (1st) anniversary of the Issue Date and on every Interest Payment Date thereafter

Early Redemption Price: At par (or 100% of face value)

PDIC Coverage

Not applicable

Use of Proceeds

The net proceeds of the Offer will be used for the financing or refinancing of new or existing Eligible Green and/or Social Projects as defined under, and consistent with, BPI’s Sustainable Funding Framework.

Form and Denomination

The Sustainable Bonds shall be issued in scripless form in minimum denominations of Php 500,000 each, and in integral multiples of Php 100,000 in excess thereof, and traded in denominations of Php 10,000 in the secondary market

Taxation

Subject to 20% or 25% final withholding tax or such other rates as may be required by law or regulations

Joint Lead Arrangers

BPI Capital Corporation (“BPI Capital”)

Standard Chartered Bank (“SCB”)

Selling Agent

BPI Capital

SCB

Registrar, Depository, and Paying Agent

Philippine Depository & Trust Corp. (“PDTC”)

Trustee

Development Bank of the Philippines – Trust Banking Group

Market Maker

Standard Chartered Bank

Listing

The Bonds will be listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp. (“PDEx”). All secondary trades are to be executed on PDEx.

Quick guide

 

 

Important notice

THE INDICATIVE TERMS, FAQs, OFFERING CIRCULAR, THE SECOND TRANCHE PRICING SUPPLEMENT, AND THE PRELIMINARY PRICING SUPPLEMENT RELATIVE TO THE OFFER OF THE BPI BONDS DUE 2026 (the “OFFERING MATERIALS”) ARE BEING DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE TO MAKE THE OFFERING MATERIALS ACCESSIBLE TO INVESTORS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND ARE TO BE VIEWED EXCLUSIVELY WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES. THE OFFERING MATERIALS ARE TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE OFFER IN THE PHILIPPINES AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE VIEWED BY NON-PHILIPPINE RESIDENTS.

The Offering Materials on this website are intended to be available only to Philippine and non-Philippine citizens residing in the Philippines, corporations organized under Philippine law and juridical entities licensed to transact business in the Philippines. The Offering Materials are not intended for distribution outside the Philippines. If you have gained access to this transmission contrary to the foregoing restrictions, you will be unable to purchase any of the securities described herein.

The Offering Materials and the information contained herein are subject to completion, revisions, or amendment without notice. Under no circumstances shall these Offering Materials constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of the securities in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation, or sale is not permitted.

Disclaimer

THE BONDS REFERRED TO IN THIS COMMUNICATION ARE SECURITIES EXEMPT FROM REGISTRATION UNDER SECTION 9.1I OF THE SECURITIES REGULATION CODE AND WILL ACCORDINGLY NOT BE REGISTERED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. FURTHERMORE, THE BONDS ARE NOT DEPOSIT INSTRUMENTS AND ARE NOT INSURED BY THE PHILIPPINE DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION (“PDIC”).

This announcement is subject to change/completion and is not an offer for sale of the Sustainable Bonds or a solicitation of an offer to buy the Sustainable Bonds. Prospective investors should refer to the Offering Circular dated 5 January 2023 (“Offering Circular”), the pricing supplement for the second tranche of the Bond Program dated 13 November 2023 (the “Second Tranche Pricing Supplement”), and the Preliminary Pricing Supplement dated 4 July 2024 for the BPI third tranche Sustainable Bonds due 2026 (the “Preliminary Pricing Supplement”) for full details on BPI, the Program and the Sustainable Bonds. BPI and the Joint Lead Arrangers reserve the right to adjust the Offer Period and the Issue and Listing Date. All terms are subject to the Offering Circular and Pricing Supplement.

This does not purport to, and does not, contain all of the information that may be required to evaluate factors relevant to a recipient making any investment decisions. Each recipient should make its own independent appraisal of, and investigation into, the financial condition, risks, creditworthiness, affairs, status and nature of BPI as the basis of any investment decision.

None of the information contained herein is intended to provide the basis of any credit or other evaluation, nor should it be interpreted as a recommendation by any of the Joint Lead Arrangers and Selling Agents or as investment advice of any kind and should not be used as the basis for any financial decision to invest in the Sustainable Bonds or any securities or to participate in any transaction. Prospective investors should consult their own counsel, accountants, or other advisors as to legal, tax, business, financial, and related aspects of the purchase of the Sustainable Bonds, among others. 

No warranty or representation, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy or completeness of said information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, none of BPI, its affiliates, any of the Joint Lead Arrangers and Selling Agents, nor any of their respective directors, employees or advisors accept any liability with regard to the information contained herein. Each Joint Lead Arranger and Selling Agent and any of their respective directors, employees or advisers accordingly disclaims all and any liability whether arising in tort or contract or otherwise in respect of any information contained herein. Each prospective investor acknowledges that it has not relied on any of the Joint Lead Arrangers and Selling Agents or any of their respective directors, employees or advisors in connection with its investigation of the accuracy of such information or its investment decision.

BPI is regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas with email address at consumeraffairs@bsp.gov.ph.

Frequently asked questions

Important Note

This set of FAQs highlight the information found in the Preliminary Pricing Supplement and is qualified in its entirety by, and must be read in conjunction with, the more detailed information and financial statements appearing in the Offering Circular and the Second Tranche Pricing Supplement. Investors should read both documents and all the terms and conditions relating to the issuance of the Sustainable Bonds prior to making an investment decision.

 

 

 

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