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Ørsted raises EUR 600m from green hybrid capital securities

Source: Ørsted A/S

November 28 (Renewables Now) - Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) has raised EUR 600 million (USD 660m) through the issue of subordinated green hybrid capital securities with maturity in December 3019.

The proceeds from the issue will be used to refinance the Danish energy major's existing EUR-600-million 3.0% hybrid capital securities, it said Wednesday. The securities, issued in 2015, are callable at par between August 10 and November 6, 2020. The company separately invited holders of these securities to tender their holdings for purchase.

Details of the latest issue are available in the following table.

Maturity date December 9, 3019
Coupon (fixed until December 9, 2027) 1.75%
Price 99.079% of nominal amount
Listing Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Credit spread 195.2 basis points

The issue, which was 6.7 times oversubscribed, will be settled on December 9. The securities will be callable at par between September 9, 2027 and December 9, 2027.

Ørsted will allocate investments it makes in renewable energy projects to the new issue corresponding to the amount issued in accordance with the company's Green Finance Framework.

JP Morgan Securities Plc is acting as global coordinator for the issue, while also being joint lead manager together with Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Danske Bank A/S and MUFG Securities EMEA Plc.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.1)

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