The Group’s financial risk management is centralized to capitalize on economies of scale and synergy effects, and to minimize operational risks.
The central treasury function is responsible for the Group’s borrowing, currency and interest rate management and serves as an internal bank for the Group’s financial transactions. In addition to ensuring that the Swedish Match Group has secure financing, financial transactions are conducted with the aim of limiting the Group’s financial risks.
Key figures 2016
Net debt/EBITA: 2.0
Average maturity of borrowing: 4.3 years
Average interest maturity: 4.2 years
Fixed loans: 94.6%
Floating loans: 5.4%