A signed a five-year syndicated loan with SIJ Group companies

In accordance with the Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rules and the relevant legislation the company SIJ – Slovenska industrija jekla, d. d., Gerbičeva ulica 98, Ljubljana (hereinafter: "SIJ d. d." or the "Company"), hereby publicly announces that on March 14th the companies SIJ Acroni d. o. o. and SIJ Metal Ravne d. o. o. closed a new EUR 240 million syndicated loan to refinance the existing loan portfolio and ensure long-term financing for investment programs aimed at production efficiency, environmental projects and energy efficiency.

During syndication seven banks joined the transaction with UniCredit Group acting as coordinator, mandated lead arranger, documentation agent as well as facility and security agent. The consortium of banks besides UniCredit comprised of NLB d. d., European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), SKB d. d., Nova KBM d. d., ERSTE AG and Addiko Bank d. d.

A more detailed explanation for a press release is in the enclosed document.

Information in this announcement is also available on the official website of SIJ d. d. at http://www.sij.si/ and will be available for at least five years from the announcement date. 

Management Board of SIJ d. d.

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