Ahlstrom-Munksjö issues EUR 250 million notes
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AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, JUNE 1, 2017 at 16:00 CEST
Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj issues senior unsecured notes of EUR 250 million (the “Notes”). The Notes mature on June 9, 2022, bear fixed annual interest at the rate of 1.875 percent and have an issue price of 99.769 percent. The Notes are callable before the final maturity.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö will apply for the listing of the Notes on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. The proceeds from the issue of the Notes will be used first to repay and refinance the Company’s outstanding EUR 100,000,000 4.125 percent notes due 2019 that it will purchase pursuant to the tender offer announced on May 22, 2017 as well as to repay and refinance certain borrowings of the Company.
Nordea Bank AB (publ) and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) act as Joint Lead Managers and Danske Bank A/S Danmark, Sverige Filial acts as Co-Lead Manager for the issue of the Notes.
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.15 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. The company was formed on April 1, 2017 through the merger of Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.