Platzer issues listed green bond


Stockholm (NordSIP) – Platzer, the Gothenburg real estate company, has issued a secured green bond through Svensk Fastighetsfinansiering AB (SFF). SFF has issued the bonds worth SEK274mn at a floating rate of 3 months Stibor (Stockholm Interbank Offered Rate) plus 115bps with a maturity of five years. Danske Bank and Nordea undertook transfer of

Lennart Ekelund
CFO, Platzer

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“We continue with our strategy of issuing green bonds through SFF. This time, we are financing the newly acquired property Lindholmen 39:3. The property is certified Gold by LEED [Sweden Green Building Council], which meets the sustainability requirement of our operations,” said Platzer Fastigheter CFO Lennart Ekelund.

Platzer, which has officers responsible for the economic, social and ecological components of its sustainable development, pursues continuous environmental work that also strengthens economic and social sustainability, strengthening long-term competitiveness and value growth benefiting customers, employees and owners. It seeks to make impact both in day-to-day real estate business and in connection with property and project development. As a locally anchored property owner, Platzer takes responsibility for sustainable development where the company operates, as well as the impact of real estate operations on the global environment. It requires the involvement of its customers, suppliers, investors and other stakeholders in its sustainable development.

Platzer is among Gothenburg’s largest and leading real estate companies in commercial real estate (mainly offices). The company owns and is developing 68 properties throughout Gothenburg with a total area of approximately 800,000 square meters. Platzer creates growth and opportunity through leasing and management, real estate projects, urban development and acquisitions and sale of real estate. It is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm, Mid Cap.

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