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Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE: CPAC; BVL: CPACASC1) (“Cementos Pacasmayo” or “the Company”) announced the closing of a private offering on February 8, 2013 of US$300 million in Senior Notes (“The Notes”) due in 2023. The Notes have a coupon of 4.50% and were offered inside the United States to qualified institutional buyers based on Rule 144A under the Securities Act, and to persons outside the United States based on Regulation S under the Securities Act. This offering was oversubscribed by more than 8 times. The Bonds were rated “BBB-“ by Fitch Ratings and “BB+” by Standard & Poor’s. Net proceeds from the offering will be used to prepay existing debt and for capital expenditures incurred in connection with its cement business. Mr. Humberto Nadal, the Company´s CEO said: “We are very pleased with the outcome of this transaction. It demonstrates the Company´s ability to access diversified funding sources to meet expected growth in the coming years.”
About Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. is a leading Peruvian cement company, and the only cement manufacturer in the Northern region of Peru. In February 2012, the Company’s shares were listed on The New York Stock Exchange - Euronext under the ticker symbol "CPAC". With more than 54 years of operating history, the Company produces, distributes and sells cement and cement-related materials, such as concrete blocks and ready-mix concrete. Cementos Pacasmayo’s products are primarily used in construction, which has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the Peruvian economy in recent years. The Company also produces and sells quicklime for use in mining operations.