DONG Energy A/S to issue Sterling bond

DONG Energy A/S intends today to issue a Sterling denominated bond under its existing debt issuance programme (EMTN programme). The proceeds of the transaction will be used for general corporate purposes. The final size of the issue, coupon and maturity will be decided when the bookbuilding process closes, presumably later today. DONG Energy A/S is rated A- with a stable outlook by Standard & Poor's and Baa1 with a stable outlook by Moody's. Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and SG CIB are acting as joint bookrunners for this transaction. 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 additional 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