BillerudKorsnäs issues SEK 1,500 million in bonds
Today BillerudKorsnäs has successfully issued bonds totaling SEK 1,500 million. The bonds have a maturity of 5 years and fall due on 27 March 2018. The fixed rate tranche of SEK 500 million pays a fixed coupon of 4.375% and the floating rate tranche of SEK 1,000 million pays a floating coupon of three months STIBOR + 260 basis points.
The issue was made under the Medium Term Note program, established on 13 March 2013 to create flexibility in the company’s debt portfolio. The program, with a limit of SEK 5,000 million, allows for the issuance of bonds in the Swedish market.
SEB and Handelsbanken Capital Markets were Joint Bookrunners on the transaction. The bonds will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
For further information please contact:
Per Norman, Head of Treasury & Risk Management, +46 (0)8 553 335 41, +46 (0)70 171 42 17
The information is such that BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag (publ) is obligated to publish under the Swedish Securities Market Act. Submitted for publication at 13.15 CET, 21 March 2013.
BillerudKorsnäs – Packaging manufacturers and brand owners are offered added value in the form of brand-strengthening, productivity-boosting and environment-enhancing packaging solutions. BillerudKorsnäs has a world-leading market position within primary fibre-based packaging paper. The company has annual sales of around SEK 20 billion and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. www.billerudkorsnas.com