Reuters on 19 October 2017 published an article in Russian about demand from international investors for Eurotorg’s debut Eurobond offering. An English translation of the article is provided below. The original Russian article can be read here


Global business publication Forbes on 25 October 2015 published an article on Eurotorg’s debut USD 350 million Eurobond issue, which successfully placed earlier this month. Author Kenneth Rapoza, who specializes in covering business and investing in emerging markets, notes that Eurotorg’s offering was several times oversubscribed, attracting more than USD 2 billion of bids.

The article quotes Eurotorg CEO Andrey Zubkou, who says the company saw a “perfect opportunity to capitalize on our market leadership” as Belarus’s economic recovery gains momentum.

It also cites Mark McNamee, an analyst at Frontier Strategy Group in London, who says: “Belarus is surprising a lot of people this year, thanks to a better-than-expected Russian economy. Global liquidity surely helped this offering. It was impressive.”


Belarusian retailer Eurotorg has successfully priced a $350 million eurobond, with an annual coupon rate of 8.75%, maturing on 30 October 2022.

Earlier this month it was reported that the supermarket operator was set to issue the bond, which is the first ever corporate eurobond placed...


A Belarusian supermarket chain is planning the country’s first ever corporate eurobond, in the latest test of investor appetite from the former Soviet state.

Eurotorg, the country’s largest food retailer, has hired banks to pitch as much as $350m in five-year eurobonds,...


Belarus’ retail king Euroopt goes on the road

By Ben Aris in Minsk July 5, 2017

Euroopt is arguably one of the best run and fastest growing companies in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and you have almost certainly never heard of it.

Over the last ten...

On January 27, 2017 the award ceremony of the Belarussian professional contest «The Brand of the year» took place in Minsk. Based on the results of the national consumer survey, the brand Euroopt has been recognized as thebrand-leader in consumer...


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