Press release | 2011-03-31 | 17:01 PM

Vattenfall signs new 2.55 billion EUR 5-year revolving credit facility

Vattenfall AB has today signed a new 5-year multi-currency revolving credit facility for 2.55 billion EUR.

The facility is for general corporate purposes. If drawn, the new facility will pay a margin of 40 basis points over the relevant interbank rate.

A total of 20 banks participated in the credit facility and going forward they will comprise Vattenfall’s core relationship bank group. The facility was self-arranged by Vattenfall, and launched on 3 January.

Vattenfall’s Group Treasurer Johan Gyllenhoff comments: "We are very pleased with the terms of the new credit facility and the confidence that our banks have shown us. The facility is part of our liquidity back-up and increases Vattenfall’s financial flexibility."

The following banks participated in the facility (alphabetical order): 

Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner: Mandated Lead Arranger:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Barclays Capital 
BNP Paribas
Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft
Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch
Goldman Sachs Bank USA
ING Bank N.V.
J.P. Morgan plc
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ)
Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking
Svenska Handelsbanken
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
Danske Bank 
HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg 
Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen 
Morgan Stanley 

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking acted as Coordinator and Documentation Agent.

Vattenfall discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act.

For further information, please contact:

Johan Gyllenhoff, Group Treasurer, Vattenfall AB
Phone: +46 (0)8 739 6513, e-mail: or

Klaus Aurich, Head of Investor relations, Vattenfall AB
Phone: +46 (0)8739 6514, e-mail:

From Vattenfall’s Press Office, telephone: +46 8 739 50 10, .

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