Commercial Papers

Commercial papers are securities that can be individually arranged for each investor. They are only traded via banks but are not listed on public stock markets. Commercial papers are primarily purchased by institutional investors.

Both Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and Henkel of America have a Commercial Paper Program under which Henkel issues commercial paper. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA can issue commercial paper to the value of up to 2 billion euros, Henkel of America up to 2 billion US dollars.

Detailed information is provided in the documents below:

Abbreviation for “Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien.” A KGaA is a company with a legal identity (legal entity) in which at least one partner has unlimited liability with respect to the company’s creditors (personally liable partner, aka general partner), while the liability for such debts of the other partners participating in the sharebased capital stock is limited to their share capital (limited shareholders).

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Revolving facility

In order to manage refinancing risks in a sustainable manner, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has agreed a 1.5 billion euros Revolving Credit Facility, for which interest conditions are linked to pre-defined sustainability criteria.

Revolving credit facility 


December 14, 2018


December 14, 20251


7 years1


Banco Santander, Unicredit, Bank of America, BNP Parisbas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, J.P. Morgan, National Westminster Bank, Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank, Bayerische Landesbank, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs


Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Total # of banks



1,500 million euros

1 including a contractual optional extension of 2 years

Aggregate of all loan services available on call from one or several banks as cover for an immediate credit requirement. 

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