Coinbase to raise $1.5 billion in ‘low cost capital’ via private debt deal

Coinbase Global Inc.
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on Monday announced plans to raise $1.5 billion in debt through a private offering of senior notes due 2028 and 2031 through a 144A transaction. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Coinbase and will be used for general corporate purposes including potential investments or acquisitions and products, the company said. “This capital raise represents an opportunity to bolster our already-strong balance sheet with low-cost capital,” the company said. Shares of Coinbase fell 0.3% in pre-market trades. The stock is up 10% in the past three months, which is about flat with the performance of the Nasdaq 100
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