Debt issuance programmes

Debt issuance programmes

Rio Tinto makes use of bonds to finance medium-term financing requirements. A debt issuance programme is used to issue debt instruments. Volumes, currencies and maturities of outstanding bonds will depend upon Rio Tinto's financing needs.

US shelf

Issuers

  • Rio Tinto Finance (USA) plc
  • Rio Tinto Finance (USA) Limited

Guarantors

Instruments issued by Rio Tinto Finance (USA) plc or Rio Tinto Finance (USA) Limited will be unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited.

Trustee

The Bank of New York Mellon

Issue and paying agent

The Bank of New York Mellon

European debt issuance programme

Programme size

Up to US$10 billion (US$7.6 billion unutilised)

Issuers

  • Rio Tinto Finance (USA) plc
  • Rio Tinto Finance (USA) Limited

Guarantors

Instruments issued by Rio Tinto Finance (USA) plc or Rio Tinto Finance (USA) Limited will be unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited.

Arranger

The Royal Bank of Scotland

Dealers

ANZ

BNP PARIBAS

BofA MERRILL LYNCH

CITIGROUP

CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CIB

CREDIT SUISSE

DEUTSCHE BANK

HSBC

J.P. MORGAN CAZENOVE

MITSUBISHI UFJ SECURITIES

MIZUHO INTERNATIONAL PLC

MORGAN STANLEY

NATIXIS

RBC CAPITAL MARKETS

SMBC NIKKO CAPITAL MARKETS LIMITED

SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND

*Banks which are not in the above dealers group can be “dealer for the day” for a transaction.

Trustee

Deutsche Trustee Company Limited

Issue and paying agent

Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch