Huhtamäki Oyj issues a EUR 175 million bond
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13.11.2019 AT 17:30Huhtamäki Oyj issues a EUR 175 million bondNOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE OR SOUTH AFRICA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.Huhtamäki Oyj issues a senior unsecured bond of EUR 175 million. The seven-year bond will mature on November 20, 2026 and carry a fixed interest at the rate of 1.125 percent per annum. The bond was allocated to approximately 40 investors.Huhtamäki Oyj will submit an application for the admission to trading of the bond on the official list of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. The proceeds from the bond offering will be used for refinancing and general corporate purposes.OP Corporate Bank plc and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) act as joint lead managers for the issue of the bond.For further information, please contact:
Tom Erander, Treasurer, tel. +358 10 686 7893HUHTAMÄKI OYJ
Global CommunicationsHuhtamaki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink. With our network of 79 manufacturing units and additional 24 sales only offices in altogether 35 countries, we’re well placed to support our customers’ growth wherever they operate. Mastering three distinctive packaging technologies, approximately 18,100 employees develop and make packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily. In 2018, our net sales totaled EUR 3.1 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.Important InformationThe information contained herein is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa or such other countries or otherwise in such circumstances in which the release, publication or distribution would be unlawful. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, the bond in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Neither Huhtamäki Oyj, OP Corporate Bank plc or Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), or their representatives, accept any legal responsibility for any violation by any person, whether or not the persons contemplating investing in or divesting Huhtamäki Oyj’s securities, including the bond, are aware of such restrictions or not.This communication does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The bond has not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act“) or under the applicable securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act.This communication does not constitute an offer of the bond to the public in the United Kingdom. No prospectus has been or will be approved in the United Kingdom in respect of the bond. Consequently, this communication is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom, (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order“), (iii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2) of the Order and (iv) other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). In addition, this communication is, in any event only directed at persons who are “qualified investors” pursuant to the Prospectus Regulation (2017/1129, as amended). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to, and will only be engaged with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this release or any of its contents.