39.3 Debt agreement covenants

The agreements signed with banks impose the legal and financial covenants on the Company, standard for this type of transactions. The key covenant is the net debt/EBITDA ratio (for long-term loans agreements and domestic bond issue schemes) which determines the debt less cash in relation to generated EBITDA. The net debt/EBITDA covenant for banks is calculated on the basis of consolidated data as at 30 June and 31 December while its permissible limit value is 3.5.

As at 31 December 2020, the net debt/EBITDA ratio amounted to 2.51, therefore the covenant was not exceeded.