Copenhagen, 18 September 2020
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S issues EUR 300 million Corporate Bond
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STG Global Finance B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, has successfully priced an issuance of a 5 year unsecured corporate bond for a principal amount of EUR 300 million with maturity in September 2025 and with a coupon of 1.375%. The issuance was more than two times oversubscribed. The bonds are guaranteed by Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S.
Moody´s Investor Services rated the bond at Baa3, in line with the rating of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S.
The bond will be issued on 24 September 2020 and will be listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S.
The proceeds of the offering will be used to refinance a bridge loan facility in the Group.
Danske Bank, Nordea Abp and Nykredit have been acting as joint bookrunners on the transaction.
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