LUKA KOPER, d.d., Koper
Information about loan agreement
On 12th July 2013, Luka Koper d.d. and a commercial bank concluded a seven-year agreement for a loan in the amount of twenty million euros, this in order to refinance a portion of the company's liabilities which become due this year.
In 2013, the Luka Koper Group is obliged to repay loans in the principal amount of 46.6 million euros. In the first half of this year, the Group reduced the overall volume of its liabilities by 13.4 million euros; consequently, as of 30th June 2013, total financial liabilities stood at 170.4 million euros. The Luka Koper Group will partially finance the remaining portion of loan repayments which shall fall due in the second half of the year through the provision of the abovementioned twenty-million-euro seven-year facility.
This long-term loan additionally extends the maturity of the Group's financial resources, and following refinancing in 2013, the average weighted maturity of credit lines shall amount to 5.3 years. Over the coming four years, the Luka Koper Group shall have to repay loans in the total amount of 70 million euros, but none of the annual repayment amounts are in excess of twenty million euros.
The new loan facility additionally improves the Luka Koper Group's financial strength, while the existing capital structure facilitates further dynamic development in the future.
The Management Board