SSAB issues 5-year Swedish bonds
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- December 07, 2012
SSAB yesterday issued 5-year bonds on the Swedish capital market with a total
value of SEK 1,000 million. The issuance was carried out in two tranches: a
fixed interest bond totalling SEK 525 million with an annual coupon of 4.875%,
and a bond totalling SEK 475 million carrying a floating rate interest of
3-month STIBOR +340 bp. Both loans have been issued under the Company’s
Swedish MTN program and the documentation contains no financial covenants.
Both of the loans will be listed on Nasdaq OMX in Stockholm. The borrowing
represents an element in the Company’s general financing activity and extends
the average term to maturity in the Company’s loan portfolio.
Danske Bank and Svenska Handelsbanken acted as bookrunners for the
SSAB (STO:SSABB), (STO:SSABA) is a global leader in value added, high strength
steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers
to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees
in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US.
SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. www.ssab.com.
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For further information, please contact
Patrik Juhlin, Group treasurer
+46 8 45 45 744
Head of market operations SSAB Finance Belgium
+32 2 517 6136
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