DONG Energy A/S issues a dual-tranche EUR 1.0 billion Eurobond

Tuesday 28 April 2009, DONG Energy executed a dual tranche benchmark Eurobond, spread across the 5 and 10- year maturities. EUR 500,000,000 4,875%, notes due 7 May 2014 EUR 500,000,000 6,50% notes due 7 May 2019 This is DONG Energy's first issue in the Eurobond market since our market transaction in 2006. Net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. The transaction gathered significant demand and the notes were fully subscribed with the total orderbook being approximately 8 times oversubscribed. “DONG Energy is very pleased with the positive reception the Eurobond market has shown these two tranches. Our company maintains a strong liquidity and redemptions for this year are quite limited. The funds raised will be used for further strengthening of our liquidity position and for the investments program” comments Mr. Carsten Krogsgaard Thomsen, Chief Financial Officer at DONG Energy. DONG Energy is rated BBB+ with a stable outlook by Standard & Poor's and Baa1 with a stable outlook by Moody's. Barclays Capital, J.P. Morgan, Nordea Markets and RBS were acting as Joint Bookrunners for this transaction. The content of this announcement does not alter the previously announced expectations for the financial result for 2009 or the announced expected level of investments. For further information, please contact: Investor relations: Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz, Senior Vice President Tel: +45 9955 9750 E-mail: _________________ 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 5,500 employees and generated more than DKK 60 billion (approx. EUR 8.2 billion) in revenue in 2008. For further information, see