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NYK to Issue Second Series of Transition Bonds

Prioritizing investment in decarbonization solutions

NYK has decided to issue its 45th unsecured corporate bonds (transition bonds*) in the Japanese domestic market in July. This will be NYK’s second issuance of transition bonds. The first was in July 2021.

NYK will issue the transition bonds to accelerate ESG management advocated in NYK’s medium-term management plan “Sail Green, Drive Transformations 2026 - A Passion for Planetary Wellbeing -“. Securing various funding resources for decarbonization solutions will help NYK to accelerate its greenhouse gas emission reduction.

Summary of Transition Bonds

Name NYK Unsecured Corporate Bond No. 45d
(Transition Bonds)
Issuing Entity NYK (Nippon Yusen Kaisha)
Maturity 5 years**
Issue Amount 200 billion yen maximum
Payment Date July 2023
Use of Proceeds New and existing projects referenced in “vessel fuel conversion scenario towards 2050” in NYK’s medium-term management plan.

LNG-fueled vessels, LPG-fueled vessels, etc.
Second-Party Opinion DNV Business Assurance Japan K.K***
Lead Managers Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. Ltd., Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd., SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
Structuring Agent Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.

* Transition Bond
A bond in which the proceeds are used for the purpose of funding projects that contribute to the company’s long-term transition strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

** Maturity
Maturity might be longer depending on the corporate bond market.

*** DNV Business Assurance Japan K.K
Evaluated NYK’s bond and provided a second-party opinion.
95.NYK LINE(2).pdf (dnv.co.jp)

NYK’s medium-term management plan
Sail Green, Drive Transformations 2026 - A Passion for Planetary Wellbeing -

Vessel fuel conversion scenario towards 2050

Related Sustainable Domestic Goals (SDGs)

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This press release has been prepared for the sole purpose of publicly announcing the Company’s issuance of the bonds and not for the purpose of soliciting investment or engaging in any other similar activities within or outside Japan.

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