DONG Energy A/S has today successfully issued a GBP 500m bond with a maturity of 30 years. The issuance was made under the company's existing debt issuance programme (EMTN programme). Key details of the transaction: Size: GBP 500m Maturity date: 9 April 2040 Coupon: 5.75 % Spread over Gilt (UK government bond): 118bp Listing: London The issuance gathered significant demand with the order book being several times oversubscribed. “We are very pleased with the positive reception on our debut to the Sterling bond market. The obtained financing goes hand in hand with our increased presence in the UK where we are building offshore wind farms, a gas-fired power plant and are developing our gas & oil discoveries West of Shetland. In addition, the transaction further diversifies our investor base and strengthens our already strong liquidity position” comments Mr. Carsten Krogsgaard Thomsen, Chief Financial Officer at DONG Energy. 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 were 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 www.dongenergy.com.
DONG Energy A/S successfully issued Sterling bond