Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems has refinanced its existing $1.1 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility agreement with a group of 14 banks. The facility has a five-year maturity, with extension options for up to two more years. The facility agreement is for general corporate purposes and replaces our existing $1.1 billion syndicated facility, which matures in April 2018.
Autoliv is pleased to announce that the refinancing of its existing core $1.1 billion credit facility has been successfully closed, with a significant oversubscription from new and existing lenders.
The active bookrunners, co-ordinators and mandated lead arrangers are HSBC, Mizuho, and SEB. The other bookrunning mandated lead arrangers are MUFG, ING and JP Morgan. The lead arrangers are Bank of China, Citi, DnB, Nordea, Morgan Stanley, Société Générale and Wells Fargo Bank NA. The bank acting as arranger is Northern Trust.
As with all of the existing principal debt arrangements of Autoliv, this financial commitment does not have any financial covenants, i.e. performance-related restrictions.
Autoliv will file a copy of the facility agreement with its quarterly report in October 2016 with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.
Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through its subsidiaries develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with around 66,000 employees in 27 countries. In addition, the Company has 22 technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 20 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2015 amounted to about US $9.2 billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at www.autoliv.com.
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