May 16 (Reuters) - Nikkei:
* Online mall operator Rakuten will issue 100 billion Yen ($880 million) in straight bonds to pay down debt and redeem maturing bonds - Nikkei
* Rakuten will also use the money to repay part of its interest-bearing debt, which stood at around 710 billion yen at the end of December - Nikkei
* Rakuten Inc’s 100 billion Yen in bonds to be sold only to institutional investors, to come with 4 terms to maturity; 3, 5, 7 and 10 years - Nikkei
* Rakuten Inc will use proceeds of bonds towards redeeming 30 billion Yen of straight bonds issued in 2014 that will mature in late June - Nikkei Source text (s.nikkei.com/2rneCwp) Further company coverage:
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