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Höegh LNG: Höegh LNG - Announces debt financing for FSRU#7

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. ("Höegh LNG" or the "Company") has received commitment
letters for a USD 223 million bank financing for FSRU#7 (the "FSRU"), which
is scheduled to be delivered by end of the first quarter of 2017. The
financing is available to fund 65% of the delivered cost with a fifteen year
amortization profile increasing to 75% and twenty years, respectively, upon
securing a long term contract. The structure has a five year post-delivery
tenor and the flexibility of being dropped down to Höegh LNG Partners LP
together with the FSRU. The interest rate will be swapped and is expected to
be fixed at around 3.8%. The commitments are subject to final documentation.

Sveinung J.S. Støhle, President&CEO of Höegh LNG, stated: "With this
transaction, Höegh LNG has once again secured competitive debt financing for
its FSRU fleet expansion, and this time at the lowest cost ever achieved by
the Company. The financing terms reflects the financial strength of Höegh
LNG's balance sheet in addition to its position as the market leader in the
FSRU segment."

About Höegh LNG:
Höegh LNG provides floating energy solutions and operates world-wide with a
leading position as owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals;
floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), and is one of the most
experienced operators of LNG Carriers (LNGCs). Höegh LNG's vision is to be
the industry leader of floating LNG solutions and the strategy is to continue
to focus growth plans on the FSRU market, with the objective of securing
long-term contracts with strong counterparts at attractive returns. Höegh LNG
is a Bermuda based company with established presence in Oslo, Singapore,
London, Miami, Jakarta, Klaipeda and Cairo. The company employs approximately
110 office staff and 500 seafarers


Sveinung J. S. Støhle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone +47
975 57 402
Steffen Føreid, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone + 47 975 57 406
Birgitte Hjertum, VP Strategy, Communication and Investor Relations, Telephone
+47 975 57 432

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act or the Continuing Obligations of
Oslo Børs


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Höegh LNG via Globenewswire


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