Hemfosa issues green senior unsecured bonds of 800 MSEK
Hemfosa Fastigheter AB (publ) (the "Company" or "Hemfosa") has successfully issued a senior unsecured green bond loan in the total amount of 800 MSEK under a framework of 1,000 MSEK. The bond loan has a tenor of 3 years and a floating interest rate of STIBOR three months plus 210 bps and will mature on 3 October 2022.
The proceeds from the issue will be used in accordance with Hemfosa's green bond framework, which entails financing or refinancing of so called green property and investments in energy efficiency. Green property comprise, inter alia, buildings with certificates such as Miljöbyggnad Silver, GreenBuilding and Passivhus, as well as buildings with an energy consumption which is 25 % lower than national building requirements. Hemfosa intends to apply for listing of the new bond loan on Nasdaq Stockholm's Sustainable Bond List.
“We have maintained a high level of acquisition activity during the year and see good opportunities for Hemfosa to grow both through acquisitions and projects going forward. With an additional green bond loan we strengthen our financial capacity and flexibility with a financing form that fits well with Hemfosa’s business focus on community service properties”, says Caroline Arehult, CEO of Hemfosa.
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) acted as sole bookrunner in connection with the issue. Cederquist has acted as legal advisor.
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Linda Eriksson, Head of Finance, firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile +46 72 166 24 28
The information was submitted for publication through the contact person stated above, at 15.45 CEST, September 26, 2019.
About Hemfosa Fastigheter
Hemfosa is a Swedish property company focused on community service properties in the Nordic region, with the Swedish state and municipalities as its largest tenants. This provides stable revenue flows and a healthy yield. Hemfosa also aims to create value through active participation in the transaction market. At June 30, 2019, Hemfosa owned properties with a total property value of approximately SEK 39 billion. The company’s ordinary share has been listed since March 2014, and the preference share since December 2014, both on Nasdaq Stockholm. Read more at www.hemfosa.se