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Huhtamäki Oyj issues a EUR 150 million bond


HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 27.9.2017 AT 16:45
 
Huhtamäki Oyj issues a EUR 150 million bond
 
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Huhtamäki Oyj issues a senior unsecured bond of EUR 150 million. The seven-year bond matures on 4 October, 2024 and it carries a fixed annual interest of 1.625 percent. The offering was allocated to approximately 70 investors.
 
Huhtamäki Oyj will submit an application to have the bond listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. The proceeds from the bond offering will be used for the partial repurchase of the existing notes due 2020 and for general corporate purposes.
 
Nordea Bank AB (publ) and OP Corporate Bank plc act as joint lead managers for the issue of the bond.
 
For further information, please contact: 
Mr. Tom Erander, Treasurer, tel. +358 (0)10 686 7893
 
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ
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Huhtamäki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink. With our network of 77 manufacturing units and additional 24 sales only offices in altogether 34 countries, we're well placed to support our customers' growth wherever they operate. Mastering three distinctive packaging technologies, approximately 17,400 employees develop and make packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily. In 2016 our net sales totaled EUR 2.9 billion. The Group has its head office in Espoo, Finland and the parent company Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com
 
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