Funding Instruments

E.ON makes use of different funding instruments. In addition to bonds, commercial papers and other opportunistic financing structures (such as promissory notes or private placements), E.ON also has access to a five-year, €2.75 billion syndicated revolving credit facility, which was concluded on November 13, 2017, and which includes two options to extend the facility, in each case for one year. The first option to extend the credit was facility was exercised in November 2018. This facility is undrawn on and rather serves as a reliable, ongoing general liquidity reserve for the E.ON Group. The credit facility is made available by 18 banks which constitute E.ON’s core group of banks.

At year-end 2018, E.ON's financial liabilities amount to approx. €10.7 bn.

These are split up as follows:

E.ON's Financial Liabilities
EUR in billions Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Bonds1) 9.0 10.7
denominated in EUR 4.0
denominated in GBP
3.8 3.9
denominated in USD
0.9 2.5
denominated in JPY
0.2 0.2
denominated in other currencies
0.1 0.1
Promissory notes 0.1 0.4
Commerical papers - -
Other liabilities
1.6 1.9
Sum 10.7 13.0
1)Includes private placements