DONG Energy A/S to issue Sterling bond

DONG Energy A/S announces its intention 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.

DONG Energy A/S is rated A- with a stable outlook by Standard & Poor's and Baa1 with a stable outlook by Moody's.

BNP Paribas, Morgan Stanley and The Royal Bank of Scotland are acting as joint bookrunners for this transaction.

The information provided in this announcement does not change DONG Energy's previous financial guidance for the 2011 financial year or the announced expected investment level.

For additional information, please contact:

Media Relations
Helene Aagaard
+45 9955 9330

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 DKK 55 billion (EUR 7.3 billion) in revenue in 2010. For further information, see