Signify announces a debt prepayment of EUR 350 million

    September 21, 2020

    Signify announces a debt prepayment of EUR 350 million to reduce its overall gross debt position


    Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify, (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that it has given a notice of prepayment for a principal amount of EUR 350 million of its term loan debt facilities.

    The deleveraging supports our overall commitment to an investment grade credit rating and maintaining a robust financial framework, and implements our deleveraging prioritization as announced on January 31, 2020 when publishing our full year 2019 results. The debt prepayment will be made on September 30, 2020 and executed against the EUR terms loans which had an initial maturity of January 2023.


    As a result of this payment Signify’s term loan debt facilities will consist of EUR 50 million and USD 275 million with a maturity of three years (January 2023) and EUR 340 million and USD 225 million with a maturity of five years (January 2025).

    For further information, please contact:

    Signify Investor Relations

    Rogier Dierckx

    Tel: +31 6 1138 4609



    Signify Corporate Communications

    Elco van Groningen

    Tel: +31 6 1086 5519


    For further information, please contact:


    About Signify


    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. With 2019 sales of EUR 6.2 billion, we have approximately 37,000 employees and are present in over 70 countries. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We achieved carbon neutrality in 2020, have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for four consecutive years and were named Industry Leader in 2017, 2018 and 2019. News from Signify is located at the Newsroom, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Information for investors can be found on the Investor Relations page.

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