The Group’s goals for long-term borrowings include an average time to maturity of at least 2 years, and an even spread of maturities. A maximum of SEK 5,000m of the long-term borrowings is allowed to mature in a 12-month period. Electrolux outstanding long-term borrowings have mainly been made under the European Medium-Term Note Program and via bilateral loans.

Net debt

As of June 30, 2022, Electrolux had a financial net debt (excluding lease liabilities and post-employment provisions) of SEK 14,064m, compared to the financial net debt of SEK 4,645m as of December 31, 2021. Net provisions for post-employment benefits amount to a surplus of SEK 1,687m and lease liabilities amounted to SEK 3,535m as of June 30, 2022. In total, net debt amounted to SEK 15,912m, an increase by SEK 7,321m compared to SEK 8,591m per December 31, 2021.

Long-term bond issues

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.

Green Bond Framework

The Green Bond Framework helps Electrolux to fund climate investments and other environmental initiatives.