S-Bank Plc

S-Bank issues its first bond under its MTN programme

27.9.2021 17:30:01 EEST | S-Bank Plc | Other information disclosed according to the rules of the Exchange

S-Bank Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 27 September 2021 at 17.30 (EEST) NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE OR SOUTH AFRICA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.

S-Bank Plc will issue a EUR 170 million senior preferred MREL eligible bond. The bond has a floating interest rate and will mature on 4 April 2025. The ISIN code of the bond is FI4000512058.

The bond represents the first issuance under S-Bank’s MTN (Medium Term Note) programme. The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) has approved S-Bank’s prospectus in respect of the programme on 21 December 2020 and the supplement on 16 September 2021.

“We are pleased with the investor demand for our first senior bond. The bond will support our strategy-based growth as a full-service bank. We want even more customers to make S-Bank their bank of choice”, says Pekka Ylihurula, CEO of S-Bank.

S-Bank will file an application for the bond to be admitted to trading on the official list of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

The Sole Lead Manager of the issue is Danske Bank A/S and Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd acts as legal advisor.

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Contacts

Pekka Ylihurula

Toimitusjohtaja

pekka.ylihurula@s-pankki.fi

About S-Bank Plc

S-Bank is a Finnish bank that wants to help everyone achieve a slightly more affluent tomorrow, regardless of the size of their wallet. At S-Bank, expertise means that we understand the economy and people: as part of the S Group, we know the everyday lives of our 3.1 million customers. We are changing the banking sector by offering superior ease and benefits by offering both banking and retail services. www.s-pankki.fi

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