Chesapeake Energy has raised $1 billion in a sale of senior notes, The Wall Street Journal reports. The U.S. natural gas producer appointed Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Securities as joint bookrunners for the deal.
The company intends to use the proceeds to pay back remaining borrowings under its revolving bank credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The notes carry a yield of 6.125% and are due to mature in 2021.
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