HKScan publishes listing prospectus of its EUR 135 million bond

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HKScan publishes listing prospectus of its EUR 135 million bond

HKScan Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 21 September 2017 at 15.40 Finnish time (EEST)

HKScan Corporation announced on 14 September 2017 the issuance of a senior unsecured bond of EUR 135 million. The bond matures on 21 September 2022, it carries a fixed annual interest at the rate of 2.625 percent and had an issue price of 100.00 percent.

The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has today approved the listing prospectus of the bond. The prospectus is available in the English language on the company's website at http://www2.hkscan.com/portal/english/hkscan/investor_information/presentations_and_other_materials/ .

Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd is expected to admit the bond to trading on the official list as from 26 September 2017.

Nordea Bank AB (publ) and OP Corporate Bank plc acted as Joint Lead Managers for the issue of the bond.

 

HKScan Corporation

Jari Latvanen
President and CEO

Further information: HKScan Corporation's CFO Tuomo Valkonen or VP Group Treasury & IR Keijo Keränen. Kindly submit a call-back request to Marja-Leena Dahlskog, VP Communications, tel. +358 10 570 2142.

 

HKScan is the leading Nordic food company. We sell, market and produce high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2016, HKScan had net sales of nearly EUR 1.9 billion and some 7 300 employees.

 

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About Us

HKScan is a Nordic meat and meals company. We employ over 7 300 professionals in striving to serve the world ìs most demanding consumers, maintaining quality throughout the full chain of operations, From Farm to Fork. HKScan produces, markets and sells high-quality, sustainably produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, as well as charcuterie and meals, with strong consumer brands, including HK®, Scan®, Rakvere®, Kariniemen®, Rose®, Pärsons® and Tallegg®. Our customers are the retail, food service,industrial and export sectors, and our home market comprises of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2017, HKScan had net sales of EUR 1.8 billion, making us one of Europe’s leading meat and meals companies.www.hkscan.com

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