Press Release




CALC Repurchases Convertible Bonds
Constantly Optimising its Financial Position

Hong Kong – 6 July 2016 - China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (“CALC” or the “Group”, stock code: 01848.HK), the largest independent aircraft operating lessor in China, entered into separate repurchase agreements with investors to repurchase convertible bonds due in 2018 in the aggregate principal amount of HK$581,850,000. Of such mentioned amount, HK$77,580,000 convertible bonds will be repurchased by China Everbright Financial Investments Limited (“China Everbright”). Upon completion of such repurchase, China Everbright will continue to hold the remaining HK$310,320,000 convertible bonds.


CALC has been dedicated in exploring diversified financing alternatives to support its long-term and sustainable growth, and reducing finance cost to maximise its profitability. This repurchase is part of our active management of balance sheet in constantly optimising CALC’s financial position. It allows more effective use of capital and resources, and thus creating greater value to our shareholders.

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