Nov. 28, 2013 08:19 UTC

Saab Issues 5-year Loan

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Defence and security company Saab (STO:SAABB) has today issued a 5-year loan under the existing Medium Term Note programme (MTN). During this programme, Saab has issued bonds and Floating Rate Notes (FRN) of SEK 1 billion, with maturity in December 2018.

The total size of Saab's MTN Programme is SEK 3 billion. During the programme, Saab has issued SEK 750 m at a fixed rate and SEK 250 m as a Floating Rate Note, with maturity in December 2018.

The purpose of the transaction is to refinance loans equalling SEK 1,100 million, with maturity in early December. Saab already has an unutilized Swedish commercial paper programme of SEK 5 billion.

"The absolute level of interest rates and credit spreads have both worked in our favour and we are pleased to say that there has been a great deal of interest in our issue," says Stefan Lind, Group Treasurer for Saab.

The terms of the issue are three months STIBOR +137 basis points with maturity in December 2018. The bonds will be listed on the NASDAQ OMX once the MTN prospectus has been approved by the Swedish Financial Services Authority (Finansinspektionen).

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The information is that which Saab AB is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on November 28 at 09.10.

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Source: Saab