Mandating banks for Sterling bond issuance

DONG Energy has mandated Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and SG CIB as joint bookrunners for a new long dated Sterling denominated bond issue. An issuance is expected to be rated (Baa1/A-) and will be launched and priced in due course subject to market conditions. An issuance will be made under DONG Energy's existing debt programme (EMTN programme). The content of this announcement does not alter the previously announced expectations for DONG Energy's financial result for 2010 or the announced expected level of investment. For further information, please contact: Media Relations Ulrik Frøhlke +45 9955 9560 Investor Relations Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz +45 9955 9750 DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. We are headquartered in Denmark. Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. We have approximately 6,000 employees and generated just under DKK 50 billion (EUR 6.6 billion) in revenue in 2009. For further information, see