Debt and funding

The debt financing of the Saab Group is managed centrally by Group Treasury in order to ensure efficiency and risk control.

The main principles for the funding strategy of Saab are Flexibility, Diversification and Anticipation of Business Requirements.

It is Saab Group’s policy that in order to meet business requirements the Group should always have free cash together with unutilized committed credit facilities on an amount of at least 4 Bn SEK, adjusted for loans with maturity within 12 months.

However, the free cash shall never be less than the amount of the higher of:

  • 10 percent of Group turnover
  • The Risk Weighted Amount of all guarantees issued by banks with counter indemnities by SAAB