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(Stockholm, Sweden, March 9, 2023) - Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV.sdb), today announced that it has priced a 5-year bond offering of EUR 500 million in the Eurobond market (the "Notes").
The Notes are due to be issued on March 15 and will carry a coupon of 4.25%. The Notes are expected to be admitted to trading on the Global Exchange Market (GEM) of the Irish Stock Exchange (Euronext Dublin) upon issue. Standard & Poor's has assigned the Notes a rating of BBB.
"Our green bond allows us to address new investors and at the same time help finance advancement on our climate targets. We have a strong commitment to climate action, and this is an important milestone in supporting the industry and our customers in achieving their sustainability ambitions," said Fredrik Westin, Chief Financial Officer of Autoliv.
Autoliv will issue the notes as green bonds and will allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds from the offering of the notes to new or existing projects that meet at least one of the Eligibility Criteria under its Sustainable Financing Framework.
Treasury: Par-Ola Wirenlind, Tel +46 (0) 7 030 332 78
Investors & Analysts: Anders Trapp, Tel +46 (0) 8 587 206 71
Investors & Analysts: Henrik Kaar, Tel +46 (0)8 587 206 14
Media: Gabriella Ekelund, Tel +46 (70) 612 64 24
Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV; Nasdaq Stockholm: ALIV.sdb) is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems. Through our group companies, we develop, manufacture and market protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels for all major automotive manufacturers in the world as well as mobility safety solutions, such as pedestrian protection, connected safety services and safety solutions for riders of powered two wheelers. At Autoliv, we challenge and re-define the standards of mobility safety to sustainably deliver leading solutions. In 2022, our products saved close to 35,000 lives and reduced more than 450,000 injuries.
Our close to 70,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives and quality is at the heart of everything we do. We drive innovation, research, and development at our 14 technical centres, with their 20 test tracks. Sales in 2022 amounted to $8.8 billion. For more information go to www.autoliv.com.
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