Revised hybrid criteria announced by Standard & Poor’s

DONG Energy has noted that Standard & Poor’s today has published revised global rating criteria for hybrid capital instruments. DONG Energy will engage in a dialogue with Standard & Poor’s to understand the impact the revised criteria may have on DONG Energy’s outstanding EUR 700,000,000 7.75% hybrid capital security due 3010 (ISIN XS0560190901).

When this understanding has been gained, DONG Energy will communicate the potential impact the revised global criteria could have on the abovementioned security.

The information provided in this announcement does not change DONG Energy’s previous financial guidance for the 2013 financial year or the announced expected investment level.

For further information, please contact:

Media Relations
Karsten Anker Petersen
+45 9955 9662

Investor Relations
Allan Bødskov Andersen
+45 9955 9769


DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. DONG Energy has 7,000 employees and is headquartered in Denmark. The Group generated DKK 67 billion (EUR 9.0 billion) in revenue in 2012. For further information, see