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Funding sources and maturity profile (SEKm), September 30th 2018.

Refinancing risks and liquidity

At September 30th 2018, the financial liabilities amounted to SEK 56,212m. After additions for net provisions for pensions, cash and cash equivalents, interest-bearing receivables, the net debt was SEK 54,495m.

Essity’s financing is partly secured through committed bank credit facilities. With these as protection against refinancing risks, Essity uses short-term borrowing under market programs.

Essity’s policy is that loan documentation should not contain clauses that entitle the lenders to terminate the loans or change coupon rates when changes occur in Essity’s financial key ratios or credit ratings. 

As per September 30th 2018, unutilized bank credit facilities amounted to SEK 20,602m. In addition, cash and cash equivalents amounted to SEK 3,054m. 

Bank credit facilities

At September 30th 2018, Essity has two syndicated bank facilities: EUR 1,000m (SEK 10,301m) with a final due date in 2021 and EUR 1,000m (SEK 10,301m) with a final due date in 2023.

Commercial papers-2 951-100-3 051
Bond loans-3 090-3 000-3 090-5 150-6 181-5 150-14 421-40 083
Utilization of credit lines0
Other loans-1 488-3 523-1 086-2 993-1 696-109-2 183-13 078
Total-7 529-6 623-4 176-8 144-7 877-5 259-16 605-56 212
Cash and cash equivalents3 054        
Unutilized credit lines20 602   -10 301 -10 301  


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