Municipality Finance Plc
Stock exchange release
21 February 2023 at 10:00 am (EET)
Municipality Finance issues EUR 1 billion green benchmark under its MTN programme
Municipality Finance Plc issues EUR 1 billion green benchmark on 22 February 2023. The maturity date of the benchmark is 25 September 2028 and it bears interest at a fixed rate of 3.00% per annum.
The benchmark is issued under MuniFin’s EUR 45 billion programme for the issuance of debt instruments. The offering circular, the supplemental offering circular and the final terms of the benchmark are available in English on the company’s website at www.munifin.fi/investor-relations.
MuniFin has applied for the benchmark to be admitted to trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange maintained by Nasdaq Helsinki. The public trading is expected to commence on 22 February 2023.
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank Paris, Danske Bank A/S Copenhagen, HSBC Continental Europe and NatWest Markets N.V. act as the Joint Lead Managers for the issue of the benchmark.
MUNICIPALITY FINANCE PLC
Executive Vice President, Capital Markets and Sustainability
tel. +358 50 444 3638
MuniFin (Municipality Finance Plc) is one of Finland’s largest credit institutions. The company is owned by Finnish municipalities, the public sector pension fund Keva and the Republic of Finland. MuniFin Group also includes the subsidiary company, Financial Advisory Services Inspira Ltd. The Group’s balance sheet totals close to EUR 48 billion.
MuniFin builds a better and more sustainable future with its customers. MuniFin’s customers include municipalities, joint municipal authorities, wellbeing services counties, corporate entities under their control, and non-profit organisations nominated by the Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA). Lending is used for environmentally and socially responsible investment targets such as public transportation, sustainable buildings, hospitals and healthcare centres, schools and day care centres, and homes for people with special needs.
MuniFin’s customers are domestic but the company operates in a completely global business environment. The company is an active Finnish bond issuer in international capital markets and the first Finnish green and social bond issuer. The funding is exclusively guaranteed by the Municipal Guarantee Board.
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