Sanoma Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 19 May 2016 at 18:15 CET+1
Sanoma has today issued a EUR 200 million 3.5-year Senior Unsecured Bond. The bond pays a fixed coupon of 3.50% and has an issue price of 100.00%.
The Joint Lead Managers for the transaction were Nordea Bank Finland Plc, OP Corporate Bank plc and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) Helsinki Branch. Sanoma will apply for the listing of the bond on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. The proceeds of the issue will be used to refinance some of Sanoma’s existing indebtedness, including partial redemption of the notes in the existing EUR 400 million bond due March 2017 and for general corporate purposes. The Tender Offer for the purchase of the existing notes was announced on 13 May and will expire 23 May 2016.
Sanoma’s Investor Relations, Pekka Rouhiainen, tel. +358 40 739 5897
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways.
Sanoma’s consumer media business provides consumers with engaging and personalised content through cross-media brands that touch their lives. Sanoma’s close relationships with its consumers enable the company to offer unique value-added marketing solutions to its business partners.
Sanoma Learning’s learning solutions enable teachers to excel at developing the talents of every child, creating opportunities for children to advance their prospects in life.
With operating companies in Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and Sweden, Sanoma realised net sales of more than EUR 1.7 billion in 2015. The company employed over 6,000 employees.
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