Hybrid bond (2007–2014)
The hybrid bond was issued in October 2007 with a volume of EUR 1,000 million in order to partially refinance the acquisition of BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM Aktiengesellschaft. After the turbulence on the financial markets in the period since the fall of 2008, the bond price went down by the end of the business year 2008/09 to 75 (% of the face value). Since April 2009, the price of the bond had however, recovered rather quickly so that by January 2010, it was again trading over 100 (% of the face value); as of the end of the business year 2011/12, it had reached 103 (% of the face value).
Corporate bond 1 (2009–2013)
The corporate bond, which was issued at the height of the credit crisis in order to ensure liquidity (volume EUR 400 million, coupon rate 8.75%), has registered substantial price gains since being issued. Compared to the highest price of over 114 (% of the face value) in March 2010, at the end of the business year 2011/12, however, the bond price had fallen slightly and was trading at about 106 (% of the face value).
Corporate bond 2 (2011–2018)
In early February 2011, voestalpine AG successfully placed a seven-year bond issue on the capital market with a coupon rate of 4.75% and a volume of EUR 500 million. While in early April 2011, the price of the bond, which is being traded on the regulated over-the-counter market of the Vienna Stock Exchange, was still just below the issue price, by the end of March 2012, it was showing significant gains. The closing price of the security on March 31, 2012 was at 105 (% of the face value).