EFSF MANDATES BARCLAYS, MORGAN STANLEY, UNICREDIT FOR BOND

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The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), rated AA+/Aa1/AAA, has 
mandated Barclays, 
Morgan Stanley and Unicredit for a minimum € 500mio increase of its € 3.0bn 
0,500% issue 
due 07 March 2016 in order to complete the announced funding target of €16.5bn 
for Q1 2013.
No further group. The transaction is expected to be launched and priced in the 
near future, 
subject to market conditions. FSA / ICMA stabilisation. 
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Sarah Carrick Fouqueray
Investor Relations
European Stability Mechanism
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