MAGNUSSON ADVISES THE CITY OF GOTHENBURG ON ITS EUR 6 BILLION EURO MEDIUM TERM NOTE PROGRAMME
Magnusson advised The City of Gothenburg on its EUR 6 billion Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) Programme admitted to the London Stock Exchange's Regulated Market.
The Magnusson team was led by partner Björn Wendleby and included senior associate Anna Cumzelius.
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) acted as the Arranger, while Danske Bank, DNB, Goldman Sachs, Handelsbanken, Nordea, SEB, Swedbank and The Royal Bank of Scotland acted as the Dealers.
The City of Gothenburg's finances are in excellent shape, with the credit rating from Moody's since 2006 being the highest possible, Aaa, and from Standard & Poor's since 2007 the next highest, AA+. Both ratings have stable outlook.
It is another major financing transaction on which Magnusson has recently advised the City of Gothenburg. In August 2013, the City was advised on its US$ 500 million EMTN programme, while in May 2013, Magnusson advised on a SEK 3 billion multicurrency revolving credit facility. Since Autumn 2012, Magnusson has been assisting the City of Gothenburg also on a number of other matters, following its victory in a tender for legal services declared by the City.
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