Guardian.co.uk – Lloyd’s of London, the specialist insurance market, has offered to buy back up to 100 million pounds ($145 million) worth of bonds at a hefty discount.
UK’s Lloyd’s plans bond buyback at big discount
The offer applies to fixed/floating rate subordinated notes due 2024 and subordinated notes due 2025 as well as perpetual subordinated capital securities. The bonds are all rated A-.
Lloyd’s said the transaction would allow it to benefit from a significant discount on the securities without materially affecting its capital position.