Saab issues 5 year Floating Rate Note

Defence and security company Saab (SAAB B) today issued a 5 year Floating Rate Note (FRN) under the existing Medium Term Note programme (MTN). The FRN amounts to MSEK 400, with maturity on 19 December 2019. The programme’s total size is SEK 3 billion and in total Saab has now issued SEK 2 billion under the programme.       

The purpose of the transaction is to secure long-term financing of operations and give Saab increased flexibility to finance operating activities and continued acquisitions. Saab also has an unutilized Swedish commercial paper programme of SEK 5 billion.

“Compared to our latest issue, which was made in June, both interest rate level and credit spread has worked in our favour”, says Stefan Lind, Group Treasurer at Saab.

The terms of the issue are three months STIBOR (Stockholm Interbank Offered Rate) + 108 basis points.

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Saab Press Centre, +46 (0)734 180 018, presscentre@saabgroup.com


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The information is that which Saab AB is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 10 October 2014 at 14.30 (CET).

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