Saab increases MTN programme and issues Floating Rate Notes
Defence and security company Saab (SAAB B) has on 30 September 2015 increased the existing Medium Term Note programme (MTN) and issued two Floating Rate Notes (FRN) of total MSEK 800.
Saab has as of 2009 a Medium Term Note programme in order to increase the Group’s financial flexibility. The MTN programme has been increased from SEK 3 billion SEK 6 billion.
Two Floating Rate Notes have been issued under the MTN programme. One six-year FRN of MSEK 400 with maturity on 8 October 2021, and a nine-year FRN of MSEK 400 with maturity on 8 October 2024. Thereby, Saab has issued bonds totaling SEK 3.8 billion.
The purpose of the transaction is to amortize short-term financing, which is in line with Saab’s long-term financing strategy for the business.
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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 30 September 2015 at 12.15 (CET).