Bonds and credit rating

In September 2019, PostNL issued a Green Bond with an outstanding amount of €300 million and a coupon of 0.625%, maturing September 2026. The transaction highlights the company’s commitment towards becoming a truly sustainable e-commerce logistics provider. The net proceeds will be used to finance and/or refinance new and/or existing eligible green projects. This enables the company to contribute meaningfully to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ‘Decent work and economic growth’ and ‘Climate action’. The eligible green projects focus on green kilometres, sustainable buildings and innovation and efficiency.

PostNL currently has two Eurobonds outstanding, listed on Euronext Amsterdam:

  • POSTNL 1.0% 2024 (ISIN XS1709433509), nominal value outstanding €400 million

  • POSTNL 0.625% 2026 (ISIN XS2047619064), nominal value outstanding €300 million

We are committed to a leverage ratio (adjusted net debt/EBITDA) not exceeding 2.0. Currently, PostNL is rated by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) at BBB with stable outlook.