DONG Energy A/S successfully issued Sterling bond

DONG Energy A/S has today successfully issued a GBP 750 million bond with a maturity of 20 years. The issuance was made under the company’s existing debt issuance programme (EMTN programme).

Key details of the transaction:

Size: GBP 750 million
Maturity date: 12 January 2032
Coupon: 4.875 %
Spread over Gilt (UK government bond): 205bp
Listing: London

The issuance gathered significant demand with the order book being several times oversubscribed.

“DONG Energy is very pleased with the positive reception we received for our second bond issue on the Sterling market. The obtained financing goes hand in hand with our increased presence in the UK where we are building offshore wind farms and developing our gas & oil discoveries West of Shetland. In addition, the transaction further strengthens our already strong liquidity position and extends our debt maturity profile” 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.

BNP Paribas, Morgan Stanley and Royal Bank of Scotland were 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