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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Tarkett optimizes its financing sources with a €300 million private placement


Published: 18:00 CEST 20-04-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Tarkett / : TKTT /ISIN: FR0004188670

Tarkett optimizes its financing sources with a €300 million private placement


Tarkett optimizes its financing sources with a €300 million private placement



Paris - La Défense, April 20th, 2017



Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable solutions for flooring and sports surfaces, is pleased to announce the successful issuance of a Schuldschein (German-law private placement) of €300 million.


This financing includes tranches with maturities of 5 and 7 years and provides a mix of fixed and variable rates.


This Schuldschein was initially launched for an amount of €150 million and was then increased to €300 million, thanks to a very high demand. It was subscribed by a large variety of banks and institutional investors from Europe and Asia.


This transaction allows Tarkett to strengthen its financial structure by extending the average maturity of its credit facilities, while benefiting from a favourable interest rate environment. The funds will be used primarily to refinance an existing loan.



About Tarkett

With net sales of more than €2.7bn in 2016, Tarkett is a worldwide leader of innovative flooring and sports surface solutions. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, rubber, carpet, wood and laminate flooring, artificial turf and athletics tracks, the Group serves customers in over 100 countries across the globe. With 12,500 employees and 34 industrial sites, Tarkett sells 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, stores and sports fields. Committed to sustainable development, the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy and promotes a circular economy. Tarkett is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A, ISIN: FR0004188670, ticker TKTT) as well as on the SBF 120 and CAC Mid 60 indexes. www.tarkett.com



Investor Relations Contacts

Tarkett - Jacques Bénétreau - jacques.benetreau@tarkett.com

Tarkett - Alexandra Baubigeat Boucheron - alexandra.baubigeatboucheron@tarkett.com


Media Relations Contact

Tarkett - Véronique Bouchard Bienaymé - communication@tarkett.com

Brunswick - tarkett@brunswickgroup.com - Tel.: +33 (0) 1 53 96 83 83




This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Tarkett, 2 rue de l'Egalité, Nanterre Cedex 92748, France
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