Volvo Car AB (publ) has mandated BofA Securities, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank and HSBC as Joint Active Bookrunners, to arrange a series of fixed income investor calls on 23 of May 2022. A Reg S, senior unsecured, EUR-denominated fixed-rate €500m will-not-grow 6-year Green bond issued under Volvo Car AB’s EMTN programme guaranteed by Volvo Car Corporation may follow, subject to market conditions. The Green bond will be issued in accordance with the company's Green Financing Framework dated September 2020, and a second party opinion (“SPO”) rated Dark Green has been issued by CICERO, both of which are available on the Volvo Cars website (https://investors.volvocars.com/en/debt-information/sustainable-financing).
This information is information that Volvo Car AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 10:30 CET on 23 May.
The Notes will be offered pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). There is no assurance that the offering will be completed or, if completed, as to the terms on which it is completed. The Notes to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or unless pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any other applicable securities laws. This press release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to any person to whom, such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
This announcement does not constitute and shall not, in any circumstances, constitute a public offering nor an invitation to the public in connection with any offer within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (the "Prospectus Regulation"), including as it forms part of the domestic law of the United Kingdom by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The offer and sale of the Notes will be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Regulation, as implemented in Member States of the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom, from the requirement to produce a prospectus for offers of securities.
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