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Market Chatter: Amazon.com Reportedly Preparing Eight-Part Bond Sale

05/10/2021 06:41

10:26 AM EDT, 05/10/2021 (MT Newswires) -- Amazon.com (AMZN) is reportedly selling an eight-part bond to refinance debt and repurchase stocks, Bloomberg News reported, citing an unnamed person with knowledge of the matter.

The longest portion of the debt was reportedly a 40-year security, which is expected to yield about 115 basis points over treasuries, Bloomberg reported.

Proceeds are earmarked for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions and working capital. The two-year bond will be distributed to qualified green or social projects, such as clean transportation, renewable energy and sustainable buildings, according to Bloomberg, citing bond documents.

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