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Carlsberg Issues Eur And GBP Notes


Carlsberg Breweries A/S has today successfully placed 5-year EUR Notes for a principal amount of EUR 1 billion with a coupon of 6% and 7½-year Sterling Notes for a principal amount of GBP 300 million with a coupon of 7.25%.

These Notes have been issued under the company’s European Medium Term Note Programme (EMTN) and will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

The proceeds of the offering will be used to refinance the parts of the Scottish & Newcastle acquisition financing maturing in 2010. Following this, Carlsberg does not have any material refinancing needs for 2009-2010.

The Notes were placed by BNP Paribas, Nordea, Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale.

Carlsberg reconfirms the 2009 full-year outlook as stated 6 May 2009 in the Interim Results as at 31 March 2009.

All bonds issued by the Carlsberg Group are subject to the authority of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.

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