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Unilever Sets $750 Million Bond in U.S.

Multinational says money to be used for corporate purposes.

LONDON — Unilever plc, parent of brands including Dove, Sunsilk, and Ponds, has priced a $750 million bond on the U.S. market with the aim of raising money for “general corporate purposes,” the company said in a statement Wednesday.

 

The 2.2 percent fixed rate notes are due on March 6, 2019, and the anticipated closing date of the offer is Friday, Sept. 6. 

 

The statement said the offer is being made only by means of a prospectus available on the Web site of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and through the banks handling the deal.