Debt Financing


Long Term Credit Lines and Interest Bearing Debt 

Nominal Amount as of March 31, 2020

Total Credit Line Financial Covenants

USD 521.7 million Term Loan ("TLB"), due March 2024 

Libor + 600 - 700 basis points (linked to total leverage ratio (“TGLR”))*

USD 3.0 million TLB, Libor + 250 basis points, due March 2021

USD 524.7 million

  None, but incurrence test: total net leverage ratio ≤ 2.00x**

Revolving credit facility ("RCF"), due September 2023                                   

Libor + margin of 450-600 bps (linked to TGLR)* + utilization fee

USD 135 million Revolving credit facility ("RCF"), due September 2020               

 Libor + margin of 325-625 bps (linked to TGLR) + utilization fee

USD 215.0 million



USD 135.0 million

USD 215.0 million



USD 135.0 million


Maintenance covenant: total net leverage ratio ≤2.75x** and minimum liquidity the higher of $75 million or 5% of  net interest-bearing debt


Japanese ECF, 12 year with semi-annual installments. 50% fixed/ 50% floating interest rate USD 310.1 million   None, but incurrence test for loan 3&4: Total leverage ratio ≤ 3.00x** and Interest coverage ratio ≥ 2.0x**

*If rating below B3/B- (stable outlook) from Moody’s or S&P, respectively, TLB margin 7.50% and RCF margin 6.50%.

**Total Net Leverage Ratio is the ratio of consolidated indebtedness (including IFRS lease liabilities) of PGS ASA net of consolidated unrestricted cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash held for debt service in respect of the Export Credit Financing  divided by 12 month rolling EBITDA adjusted for non pre-funded MultiClient investments.


Credit Rating


Rating agency Date of rating Rating Outlook
Moody’s  April 15, 2020 B3 Rating Under Review
Fitch April 27, 2020 CCC  
S&P June 17, 2020 CCC Outlook Negative

For credit rating definitions, please see link for Moody’s.