PRESS RELEASE15 May 2013
Getinge issues five year bonds
Getinge AB has raised SEK 2 billion through issuance of notes with a five year maturity. SEK 1.5 billion has been issued as a Floating Rate Note with a spread of +1.88% over three month STIBOR. SEK 0.5 billion was issued as a Fixed Rate Note with a coupon rate at 3.5%. The proceeds from the loan will be used to refinance the Therapeutic Support Systems (TSS) acquisition debt. The arranging banks were Danske Bank, Nordea and SEB.
For further information, please contact:
CFO, Getinge Group
Phone: +46 (0)10 335 5580
GETINGE GROUP is a leading global provider of products and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency in healthcare, care and research. We operate under the three brands of ArjoHuntleigh, GETINGE and MAQUET. ArjoHuntleigh focuses on patient mobility and wound management solutions. GETINGE provides solutions for infection control in healthcare and contamination prevention in biotechnology. MAQUET specializes in solutions, therapies and products for surgical interventions and intensive care.
The information is such that Getinge AB must disclose in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 11 AM (CET) on 15th of May, 2013.