Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB (publ) (”SBB”) issues a new hybrid bond with an initial volume of SEK 1,000m. Following strong demand from investors, the initial volume was increased from SEK 750m to SEK 1,000m. The hybrid bonds are issued under a framework of SEK 1,500m which enables for an additional SEK 500m could be issued under the framework.
The hybrid bonds are perpetual instruments and carry an initial floating rate coupon of 3m Stibor + 635 basis points which corresponds to an initial first coupon below six percent. The hybrid bonds are reported as equity which now amounts to approximately SEK 9.6 billion after the issue of new hybrid bonds of SEK 1,000m and will also strengthen SBB from a rating perspective, as communicated by S&P in their latest report. SBB thereby continues to lower the financial risk with the objective to meet the criterias for an investment grade during 2018.
SBB intends to list the hybrid bonds on Nasdaq Stockholm and the issue proceeds will be deployed towards general corporate purposes.
“SBB has through this transaction issued its second hybrid bond which will further strengthen us on our journey of becoming the best real estate company in the Nordics for residential and community service properties. It’s is also encouraging to see the continued strong support from our existing Nordic institutional investors as well as new investors participating in the issue,” comments Ilija Batljan, CEO and founder of Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB.
Danske Bank, DNB Markets, Nordea and Swedbank acted financial advisors in the issue.
For further information, please contact:
Ilija Batljan, CEO and Founder of Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB, +46 70 518 39 67, [email protected]
This information is information that Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above on September 6, 2018, at 17.15 CET.