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Optimization of balance sheet structure
K+S reduces financial liabilities by €560 million through successful buy-back of bonds

K+S has successfully completed the buy-back of bonds and reduced its financial liabilities by €560 million. The offer concerned the outstanding bonds maturing in 2022 (ISIN: DE000A1PGZ82), 2023 (ISIN: XS1591416679), and 2024 (ISIN: XS1854830889).

Merkers Adventure Mine
The World of White Gold welcomes visitors again

From July 1, the Merkers Adventure Mine, the popular excursion destination in the Werra potash region, will once again open its doors to the World of White Gold. The entire team is looking forward to finally welcoming guests again after eight months of closure.

Deposit supplies for many decades to come
100 years of Bernburg salt

The Bernburg salt plant can look back on a century of salt production - while also looking to the future. Since 1921, generations of miners have been extracting the white gold to the surface, a total of around 115 million tonnes to date. The deposits will last for many decades to come.

Optimization of balance sheet structure
K+S announces tender offer to buy back outstanding 2022, 2023 and 2024 bonds

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Following the Americas sale
K+S terminates KfW loan

K+S has terminated the syndicated credit line of €350 million agreed with the KfW state development bank and other banks in August 2020. At that time, the additional loan was agreed to provide additional financial resources if needed in the wake of the corona pandemic.

Q1/2021: Good start into the new year
Increased revenues and EBITDA - 2021 forecast raised

K+S significantly increased revenues and EBITDA in the first quarter compared to the prior-year period. Winter weather conditions, especially in Europe, resulted in an above-average increase in sales volumes of de-icing salt. Improved conditions in agriculture also resulted in higher sales volumes of fertilizers.

Saline water disposal
Preliminary proceedings discontinued

The public prosecutor's office in Meiningen has closed an investigation against representatives of K+S as well as authorities and ministries due to lack of suspicion.

Closing completed
K+S closes sale of Americas salt business to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings, Mark Demetree and partners

Today, K+S Aktiengesellschaft completed the sale of its Americas salt business consolidated in the Operating Unit Americas to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC ("SCIH"), Mark Demetree and partners.

Ad hoc disclosure
K+S Aktiengesellschaft: K+S receives allowance from the U.S. Justice Department for the sale of the Americas operating unit and no longer anticipates any antitrust hurdles to the closing of the sale

The U.S. Department of Justice has allowed the sale of the Americas operating unit, which comprises the American salt business of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC, Mark Demetree and Partners to proceed.

Sale of the American salt business
US Department of Justice allows sale in the USA to proceed

The US Department of Justice has allowed the sale of the American salt business to Stone Canyon Industries in the USA to proceed.

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