A significant portion of the Group´s long-term borrowings are issued on the capital markets under the Group´s Euro medium-term note program.Read more
Net debt as of December 31, 2013, increased to SEK 10,653m (10,164).
The financial net debt increased to SEK 7,673 (5,685) during the year as a result of the negative cash flow from operations and investments as well as the dividend payment. Net provision for post-employment benefits declined by SEK 1,499m.
Long-term borrowings as of December 31, 2013, including long-term borrowings with maturities within 12 months, amounted to SEK 12,207m with average maturity of 3.3 years, compared to SEK 11,005m and 3.1 years at the end of 2012. During 2014 and 2015, long-term borrowings in the amount of SEK 3,067m will mature.
Liquid funds as of December 31, 2013, amounted to SEK 7,232m (7,403), excluding short-term back-up facilities. Electrolux has two unused committed back-up facilities. One EUR 500m multi-currency revolving credit facility, approximately SEK 4,400m, maturing in 2018 and a credit facility of SEK 3,400m maturing in 2017.