NEW SEK 800 MILLION REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY
Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international media group, today
announced the signing of a new SEK 800 million revolving multi-currency
credit facility in addition to the groups existing bank facilities. The
facility matures on 31 December 2007.
The new facility is for general corporate purposes and continued
expansion of the Group.
The facility has been arranged and coordinated by Deutsche Bank, and
provided by a group of leading international banks comprising Deutsche
Bank, ING Bank, Nordea and Handelsbanken.
The Group’s liquid funds, including the amount of unutilized credit
facilities as at 31 March 2003, but excluding the new facility, totaled
SEK 569 million.
For further information, please visit www.mtg.se, email email@example.com, or
Hans-Holger Albrecht, President & CEO tel: +46 (0) 8 562 000 50
Matthew Hooper, Investor & Press Enquiries tel: +44 (0) 20 7321 5010
Modern Times Group MTG AB has five business areas: Viasat Broadcasting
(free-to-air and pay-TV broadcasting operations in nine countries and
teletext operations in four countries), Radio (seven national networks
or local stations in five countries), TV-Shop (home shopping and
logistics), SDI Media (subtitling and dubbing services), and Modern
Studios (content production and distribution).
Modern Times Group MTG AB class A and B shares are listed on the
Stockholmsbörsen O-list (symbols: MTGA and MTGB) and ADRs are listed on
the Nasdaq National Market (symbol: MTGNY).
This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” with
respect to our expectations and plans, strategy, management’s
objectives, future performance, costs, revenues, earnings and other
trend information. It is important to note that our actual results in
the future could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-
looking statements depending on various important factors. Please refer
to the documents we have filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended,
including our most recent annual report on Form 20-F, for a discussion
of certain of these factors.
All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on
information available to us on the date hereof. All written or oral
forward-looking statements attributable to Modern Times Group, any
Modern Times Group members or persons acting on our behalf are expressly
qualified in their entirety by the factors referred to above. We do not
intend to update these forward-looking statements.
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