2013-01-30 08:04:39 -
On 3 December 2012 Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) ("Kinnevik") announced that it
had completed the issuance in the domestic Swedish bond market of a SEK 1.2
billon bond. The tenure of the bond is 5 years and it is a dual tranche issue
with SEK 200 million at an annual coupon of 3.25% and SEK 1,000 million at 3
months STIBOR + 1.7%.
Kinnevik has applied for listing of the bonds on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and
prepared a prospectus which has been approved by the Swedish Financial
Supervisory Authority. The prospectus is available
on Kinnevik's website
www.kinnevik.se, and on the website of the Swedish Financial Supervisory
This announcement of the publication of the prospectus and the application for
listing of the bonds on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm is a consequence of the conditions
of the bond loan and it is not in any part an offer to subscribe or acquire the
bonds or any other security in Kinnevik.
Kinnevik discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities
Market Act (Sw. lagen om värdepappersmarknaden (2007:528)). The information was
submitted for publication on 30 January, 2013 at 08.00 (CET).
For further information, visit www.kinnevik.se or contact:
Torun Litzén, Investor relations +46 (0)8 562 000 83
+46 (0)70 762 00 83
Kinnevik was founded in 1936 and thus embodies seventy-five years of
entrepreneurship under the same group of principal owners. Kinnevik's objective
is to increase shareholder value, primarily through net asset value growth. The
company's holdings of growth companies are focused around seven comprehensive
business sectors; Telecom & Services, Online, Media, Micro financing, Paper &
Packaging, Agriculture and Renewable energy. Kinnevik has a long history of
investing in emerging markets which has resulted in a considerable exposure to
consumer sectors in these markets. Kinnevik plays an active role on the Boards
of its holdings.
The Kinnevik's class A and class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Stockholm's list for large cap companies, within the financial and real estate
sector. The ticker codes are KINV A and KINV B.
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