Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA informs about the refinancing of commercial paper programme

 

 

SONAE CAPITAL SGPS, SA
Lugar do Espido, Via Norte, Maia
Share Capital: 250,000,000 Euro
Maia Commercial Registry and Fiscal Number 508 276 756
Sociedade aberta

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF MATERIAL EVENT


Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA (Sonae Capital) informs that it has completed the refinancing of its € 110.000.000 debt facilities maturing on 29 August 2009, by issuing three Commercial Paper Programmes of € 36.600.000 each, with a maturity of two years.

These transactions are part of the financing strategy of Sonae Capital, which aims at providing additional financial flexibility and capacity to implement its growth strategy by extending the average life of its debt and maintaining diversified sources of financing.

Maia, 26 August 2009

The Representative for Capital Market Relations,