JA Solar Vietnam Secures Long-term Buyer Credit Loan Facility of US$68.4 Million with China Minsheng Bank Corporation Limited Shijiazhuang Branch for Procurement of Equipment at Vietnam Facility
– JA Solar Holdings Signs a Guarantee Agreement on Loan
BEIJING: A Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO) (“JA Solar” or the “Company”), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JA Solar Vietnam Company Limited (“JA Solar Vietnam”, or the “Subsidiary”) had entered into a long-term buyer credit loan agreement with China Minsheng Bank Corporation Limited Shijiazhuang Branch (the “Lender”) to fund the procurement of equipment at JA Solar Vietnam’s 1.5 GW of wafer manufacturing facility.
Under the terms of the loan agreement, the Lender agreed to provide the Subsidiary with a loan facility of up to US$68,396,100 with a seven-year term. In addition, the Company had signed a guarantee agreement with the Lender, under which the Company will provide corporate guarantee against the loan facility.
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About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The Company is one of the world’s largest producers of solar power products. Its standard and high-efficiency product offerings are among the most powerful and cost-effective in the industry. The Company distributes products under its own brand and also produces on behalf of its clients. The Company shipped 7.6 GW of solar power products in 2017. JA Solar is headquartered in Beijing, China, and maintains production facilities in Shanghai, Hebei, Jiangsu, Inner Mongolia and Anhui provinces in China, as well as Penang, Malaysia and Bac Giang, Vietnam.