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"The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), rated AA+/Aa1/ AAA, has 
mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi and DZ Bank for a tap of its EUR 
6bn 1.5%  issue due 22 January 2020.
No further group. The transaction is expected to be launched and priced in the 
near future, subject to market conditions. FSA / ICMA stabilisation." 
For any press questions, please contact 
Wolfgang Proissl
Head of Communication / Chief Spokesperson
Tel: +352 260962-230
Mobile: +352 621 239 454
Email: w.proissl@esm.europa.eu<mailto:w.proissl@esm.europa.eu> 
Luis Rego
Deputy Spokesperson
Phone: +352 260 962 235
Mobile: +352 621 136 935
Sarah Carrick Fouqueray
Investor Relations
European Stability Mechanism
6a Circuit de la Foire Internationale
L-1347 Luxembourg
Tel: +352 260962-233
Mobile: +352 621 362 467
Email: s.carrick@esm.europa.eu<mailto:s.carrick@esm.europa.eu>
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