The Centaur Fixed Income Bond is a ‘bond’ or ‘debt security’ issued by Centaur Group Finance Ltd, acting in respect of its ‘segregated account’ #5 ‘Centaur Fixed Income Bond’ (the “Issuer”). The Issuer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centaur Holdings Ltd (“Centaur”), a global investment holding company with interests in sectors ranging from asset management, wealth management, private equity, venture capital, mining and natural resources and agricultural investments. The Centaur Group consists of over 35 portfolio companies and subsidiaries.
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The Centaur Fixed Income Bond (“CFIB”) is a 25m USD bond designed to offer investors fixed and uncorrelated returns, whilst providing regular monthly income. The funds raised from the CFIB will be utilized to finance the development and expansion of the current Centaur Group mining and natural resources operations and projects.
The CFIB is the fifth in the fixed income series of bonds offered by Centaur. The first bond in the series, the CNRB, was awarded ‘Best Fixed Income Bond – Middle East and Africa’ in 2015 by Wealth and Finance International.
You make your investment and get to choose the term and associated annual coupon (ranging from 3 years to 5 years and 6.25% to 7.75% annual coupon) that meets your individual investment requirements.
You receive your monthly coupon paid direct to your bank account.
Centaur Asset Management manage the security of your investment.
At the end of the term you receive your original investment back in full in nominated bond currency.
As many as you like, up to a maximum of $25,000,000.
We are looking to raise up to $25,000,000. We will start issuing Centaur Fixed Income Bond once we receive valid subscriptions for at least $500,000.
Qualified Investors (within the meaning of Section 1 of the Bermuda Stock Exchange Listing Regulations) may subscribe for bonds with a value of $100,000 (or GBP £ equivalent); or less if the Qualified Investor meets one of the suitability tests set out in the Subscription Form.
The Centaur Fixed Income Bond III will yield a return of between 6-10% on your investment, depending on the term of the bond that you choose. For example, if you invest $100,000 in a 5 year bond, you will receive $10,000 per annum, totaling $50,000 over the full term.
Centaur Fixed Income Bond are eligible for investment by a UK Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), and for Individual Saving Accounts (ISAs) as the bonds are classed as ‘bonds’ or ‘debt securities’ listed on a ‘recognised stock exchange’ approved by UK HM Revenue & Customs. Should you or your financial advisor have any queries, please contact Centaur for any further information or clarification.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to pay for your Centaur Fixed Income Bond in installments, nor can they be topped up unless the Centaur Fixed Income Bond is still open for subscriptions at that time. You can however invest into other Centaur bonds or products, please contact Centaur for further details of investment products available.
The Issuer will repay all Centaur Fixed Income Bond upon maturity. You will have no right to redeem your Bonds prior to the end of the 3 year fixed term, however the Issuer may, at its option, repay all or part of the Centaur Fixed Income Bond at any time together with a 2% redemption bonus. The Centaur Fixed Income Bond are transferable, meaning they can be sold, traded or transferred during the term.
Yes, the Centaur Fixed Income Bond are transferable and they can be sold, traded, and/or transferred.
Under the terms of the Centaur Fixed Income Bond, the Issuer does reserve the right to redeem the Centaur Fixed Income Bond, with interest and a 2% redemption penalty prior to maturity.
We strongly recommend that you do seek the advice of an independent financial advisor.
No, Centaur Fixed Income Bond are not convertible into shares and the Bondholder does not have any ownership interest in the company/Issuer.
Yes, if you wish to receive a paper version of the Subscription Form, please contact Centaur.
Please refer to the ‘How to apply’ section within this document.
The proceeds from the Centaur Fixed Income Bond will be utilised by the Centaur Group to expand current mining operations in South Africa.
The bank interest rates in South Africa are generally between 8-10% on the South African Rand. Local banks within South Africa generally only lend in South African Rand as South Africa has reserve bank controls on its, and other, currencies. Centaur prefers its funding exposure to be in USD, which reduces the options for traditional bank financing within South Africa and allows Centaur to raise funds from the bond market(s).
To protect Bondholders, the Bonds are issued by Centaur Group Finance Ltd (“CGF”) acting in respect of its ‘segregated account’ #1 ‘Centaur Fixed Income Bond’ (the “Issuer”). The Issuer’s only activities will be to issue the Centaur Fixed Income Bond and repay the interest and capital to Bondholders in accordance with the terms of the Offering Memorandum and Deed Poll.