Debt & ratings

Net debt at December 31, 2019

The Arkema Group net debt amounted to €1,631 m at end December 2019.


Millions of euros31 dec. 201931 dec. 201831 dec. 201731 dec. 2016
Net debt 1,631  1,006 1,056  1,482
Shareholders’ equity  5,324 5,028 4,474  4,249
Gearing 31%  20% 24%  35%
Net debt / EBITDA  1.1 0.7 0.8  1.2

Financing resources

The Arkema Group seeks to limit its exposure to liquidity risk by diversifying its sources of financing while extending their average maturity.


In million euros

Hybrid bond* 3000004000300000
Senior bond 000150070009000500
RCF** 0001000000000

* First call date exercisable by the Group

** Two one-year extension options exercisable, subject to the lenders' approval, at the end of the first and the second year

Credit ratings

Rating agenciesLong-term ratingOutlookDate
Standard & Poor’s BBB+ Stable November 2018
Moody’s Baa1 Stable November 2019



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