Alfa Laval completes refinancing of senior credit facility
Alfa Laval Treasury International has signed a five-year multi-currency revolving credit facility of USD 420 million and EUR 301 million, corresponding to in total SEK 5.3 billion. The new facility includes two one-year extension options.
The new facility replaces and refinances an existing USD 348 million and EUR 268 million credit facility from April 2005 (corresponding to SEK 4.6 billion), which had an original scheduled maturity date in April 2012. The new facility, which will also be used for general corporate purposes, was signed with a syndicate of seven banks.
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About Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.
The company’s equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol.
Alfa Laval’s products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, in the mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.
Alfa Laval’s worldwide organization works closely with customers in nearly 100 countries to help them stay ahead in the global arena.
Alfa Laval is listed on the Nordic Exchange, Nordic Large Cap, and, in 2010, posted annual sales of about SEK 24.7 billion (approx. 2.6 billion Euros). The company has 12 600 employees.