DGAP-Adhoc: SGL Carbon SE successfully placed EUR 250 million of Senior Secured Notes

| Source: EQS Group AG
SGL CARBON SE  / Key word(s): Issue of Debt

05.12.2013 18:15

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Wiesbaden, December 5, 2013. SGL Carbon SE has today successfully placed a
Senior Secured Notes due 2021 with a total principal value of EUR 250
million with a coupon of 4.875% p.a.

SGL Group will use the proceeds to refinance its existing Floating Rate
Notes due May 2015 as well as for the partial repayment of a subsidiary
bank loan and general corporate purposes.

The bond issuance partially extends the debt maturity profile into 2021 and
provides additional financial flexibility to SGL Group. The Senior Secured
Notes due 2021 were issued at par. The transaction is expected to close on
December 12, 2013.

The refinancing is led by Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Commerzbank and


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Language:     English
Company:      SGL CARBON SE
              Söhnleinstraße 8
              65201 Wiesbaden
Phone:        +49 (0)611 6029 - 0
Fax:          +49 (0)611 6029 - 101
E-mail:       investor-relations@sglgroup.com
Internet:     www.sglgroup.de
ISIN:         DE0007235301
WKN:          723530
Indices:      MDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart
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