Fortum issues SEK 2,750 million bonds
PRESS RELEASE 8 March 2012
On 7 March 2012, Fortum Corporation issued two 5 year bonds under its existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme. The amount of SEK 2,750 million (about EUR 309 million) was launched and placed on the following terms;
• SEK 1,000 million 5 year Floating Rate Note due 14 March 2017
• SEK 1,750 million 5 year Fixed 3.25 % Note due 14 March 2017
The bonds were allocated to over 25 investors. The bonds will be listed in Luxembourg. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.
Danske Bank, Nordea and Swedbank acted as Join Lead Managers of the transaction.
For further information, please contact
Jan Seveborg, Group Treasurer, Fortum Corporation, tel. +358 1045 29164
Monica Ljungström, Group Treasury, Fortum Corporation, tel. +46 8 671 7351
Fortum's purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. We provide sustainable solutions that fulfil the needs for low emissions, resource efficiency and energy security, and deliver excellent value to our shareholders. Our activities cover the generation, distribution and sales of electricity and heat as well as related expert services.
Fortum's operations focus on the Nordic countries, Russia, Poland and the Baltics. In the future, the integrating European and fast-growing Asian energy markets provide additional growth opportunities. In 2011, Fortum’s sales totalled EUR 6.2 billion and comparable operating profit was EUR 1.8 billion. We employ approximately 10,800 people. Fortum’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
Further information: www.fortum.com