March 2020

Due to the Covid-19 situation the H&M group will temporarily close all its stores in Germany (460*) from March 18, based on decisions by the German authorities. In addition, the group is also closing all its stores for two weeks in the US (590*), Canada (96*), Portugal and Belgium from March 17.

The management board of Żabka Polska, the owner of the largest chain of convenience stores in Central and Eastern Europe, decided to transfer over €1 million for activities addressing the epidemiological threat. The company sent an official letter to the Prime Minister and declared full support in ensuring the safety of all Polish citizens.

Despite this challenging environment and the current difficulty in estimating the impact on Klépierre’s full-year earnings, the Group reaffirms it has a solid balance sheet and sufficient committed revolving credit facilities to cover its liquidity needs.

Property company Atrium Ljungberg has today signed an agreement to sell the shopping centre Farsta Centrum in Stockholm. This deal includes a rental value of SEK 310 million and more than 100,000 m2 letting area. The purchase price is based on an underlying property value of SEK 3,979 million. The purchaser is Stadsrum Fastigheter AB.