COLOMBES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2023--
(Paris:AKE) successfully completed today a €400 million bond issue with an eight-year maturity and an annual coupon of 3.50%.
This operation was carried out as part of the Group’s financing policy. It will enable the Group to extend the average maturity of its financial resources and initiate the refinancing of its upcoming bond maturities.
Arkema is rated BBB+ by Standard & Poor’s and Baa1 by Moody’s (stable outlook).
Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into 3 complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 85.5% of Group sales in 2021, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of around €9.5 billion in 2021, and operates in some 55 countries with 20,200 employees worldwide.
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