ESPOO, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/10 --
Neste Oil Corporation Stock Exchange Release 20 December 2010 at 7 pm (EET)
Neste Oil signs EUR 1.5 billion revolving credit facility
Neste Oil has signed a new EUR 1.5 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 19 core relationship banks. The new facility refinances the Group's existing EUR 1.5 billion facility dated March 2005, and will be used for general corporate purposes. The facility matures in March 2016.
Mandated Lead Arrangers were Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, Danske Bank, Merchant Banking, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Pohjola Bank plc and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
The facility was oversubscribed. Neste Oil Corporation Hanna Maula Director, Corporate Communications
Neste Oil in brief
Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company concentrating on low- emission, high-quality traffic fuels. The company is the world's leading supplier of renewable diesel. Neste Oil's refineries are located in Porvoo and Naantali and have a combined crude oil refining capacity of approx. 260,000 barrels a day. The company had net sales of EUR 9.6 billion in 2009 and employs around 5,000 people. Neste Oil's share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
Neste Oil has been selected into the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and awarded 'Best in Class' recognition for its social accountability by Storebrand. The company is also featured in the Ethibel Pioneer Investment Register and included in Innovest's Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations. Forest Footprint Disclosure (FFD) has ranked Neste Oil as the best performer in the oil & gas sector. Further information: www.nesteoil.com.
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