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Nordax Finans AB NOFO
Nordax Bank (“Nordax”) has successfully issued 250 MSEK of Tier 2 capital further strengthening its capital structure.
Based on strong investor demand mainly in the Nordic region, Nordax has issued 250 MSEK at an attractive price. The transaction enables Nordax to call previously entered Tier 2 capital arrangements, amounting to 200 MSEK. Once the refinancing transaction is completed, Nordax’s outstanding notes will include 250 MSEK in Tier 2 capital, 500 MSEK in senior unsecured bonds as well as 3,110 MSEK in asset backed securities (ABS).
Morten Falch CEO comments: “We are pleased with the level of interest among investors and the refinancing of Tier 2 notes is in line with Nordax’s funding strategy. We are unique among peers in the Nordic market as we have a diversified funding structure based on four pillars; deposits, unsecured bonds, ABS and warehouse funding. We continue to take a conservative approach to liquidity risk and continuously keep 40 per cent of our deposits as liquidity reserves. The new tier two capital will help support our growth efforts.”
Issuer: Nordax Bank AB (Publ)
Face value: SEK 250 000 000
Instrument: Subordinated Tier 2 Notes
Maturity: Final maturity 18 March 2025
Interest Rate: 3 months Stibor +5.75%
Call Rights: After 5 years, i.e. 18 March 2020
Joint book runners: Danske Bank and Carnegie
Nordax is one of the leading niche banks in the Nordic region providing unsecure consumer loans and deposits to about 100,000 customers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Germany. Nordax employ about 200 people, all working in one office in Stockholm. Nordax was founded by five entrepreneurs with extensive risk management experience and over the course of ten years the Group has developed a sound, thorough and data driven underwriting process. Nordax’s customers are financially stable people in the prime of life. Through a centralized and highly scalable platform, Nordax is on a journey to become one of the leading niche banks in Northern Europe. As of December 31, 2014 lending to the general public amounted to 10.0bn SEK and deposits from customers to 6.5bn SEK. Nordax is supervised by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority since 2004 and deposits are covered by the Swedish deposit guarantee scheme. Read more on www.nordax.se.
Nordax Bank AB (publ) announces this information in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Act on Trading in Financial Instruments. This information was submitted for announcement on March 12, 2015 at 08.00 am CET.
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