Valmet Considers Issuance of Green Notes

01.03.24 09:54 Uhr

Valmet Oyj's stock exchange release on March 1, 2024 at 10:05 a.m. EET

ESPOO, Finland, March 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SINGAPORE OR SUCH OTHER COUNTRIES OR OTHERWISE IN SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THE OFFERING OF THE NOTES OR THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.

Valmet Corporation ("Valmet") is considering an issuance of its inaugural euro-denominated fixed-rate senior unsecured green notes with an expected principal amount of EUR 200 million and a tenor of five years (the "Notes"). The potential Notes issue is expected to take place in the near future subject to market conditions.

Valmet intends to use the net proceeds of the potential issue of the Notes in accordance with the Green Finance Framework (the "Framework") published by Valmet on March 1, 2024.

Danske Bank A/S and Nordea Bank Abp ("Nordea") act as joint lead managers for the potential issue of the Notes. Nordea acted as an advisor in connection with establishing the Framework.

Further information, please contact:

Reetta Antila, VP, Treasury, Valmet, tel.  +358 50 599 3114

Pekka Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0020

VALMET

Katri Hokkanen
CFO

Pekka Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations

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Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our more than 19,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. Valmet's net sales in 2023 were approximately EUR 5.5 billion.

Valmet's shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.    

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This communication does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") or under the applicable securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act.

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