Essity raises EUR 300m in the bond market

Essity has today raised EUR 300m in the bond market under its Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) program. The reoffering yield for the bond was 0.58% with a maturity on February 3, 2030, corresponding to mid swaps +0.58 percentage points. 

The bond issue was oversubscribed and the bonds were subsequently placed with 93 investors.
The bonds will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The purpose of the issue is to finance operations.
BofA Securities, Commerzbank and SEB acted as joint bookrunners for the transaction.


NB: This is information that Essity is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 16:45 CET on January 28, 2020.
Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, +46 8 788 51 55 

For further information, please contact:
Per Lorentz, Vice President Corporate Communications, +46 8 788 52 51, per.lorentz@essity.com
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, +46 8 788 51 30, johan.ir.karlsson@essity.com

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We are dedicated to improving well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 47,000 employees. Net sales in 2019 amounted to approximately SEK 129bn (EUR 12.2bn). The company’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity break barriers to well-being and contribute to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at www.essity.com.

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Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We are dedicated to improving well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 employees. Net sales in 2019 amounted to approximately SEK 129bn (EUR 12.2bn). The company’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks barriers to well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at www.essity.com.