“This is the first Sterling bond we have issued and I am very pleased with the timing and price level achieved delivering on our funding strategy of diversification and increasing the duration of our debt portfolio”
TeliaSonera (STO:TLSN)(HEX:TLS1V)(LSE:TEE)(Nasdaq:TLSN) today issued a new benchmark bond in the Sterling market of 400 million pounds under the existing EMTN program in a 30 year deal maturing in December 2042. The coupon was set at 4.375 % and the yield was 4.436 %.
“This is the first Sterling bond we have issued and I am very pleased with the timing and price level achieved delivering on our funding strategy of diversification and increasing the duration of our debt portfolio”, says Per-Arne Blomquist, Executive Vice president and CFO, TeliaSonera.
The Joint Bookrunners mandated by TeliaSonera for this transaction were Deutsche Bank, RBS and Barclays.
TeliaSonera AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 08.30 CET on 03.12.12 2012.
TeliaSonera provides network access and telecommunication services in the Nordic and Baltic countries, the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey, and in Spain. TeliaSonera helps people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. Our ambition is to be number one or two in all our markets, providing the best customer experience, high quality networks and cost efficient operations. TeliaSonera is also the leading European wholesale provider with a wholly-owned international carrier network. In 2011, net sales amounted to SEK 104 billion, EBITDA to SEK 36.9 billion and earnings per share to SEK 4.20. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.teliasonera.com.
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