During the financial year, HUS took out EUR 225 million in long-term loans in accordance with the budget. EUR 15 million was spent on loan repayments.

At the end of the year, the loan portfolio stood at EUR 662 million, consisting of long-term loans.

Loan receivables stood at EUR 30 million and cash in hand at EUR 226 million.

Cash flow sufficiency was 29 days, the minimum target being 15 days.

HUS had an equity ratio of just under 24%, the target being 20%.

Net financial costs were EUR 12 million, about EUR 1 million lower than in the original budget. 72% of the interest rate risk in long term debt of the Joint Authority was hedged.

HUS loan portfolio and equity ratio 2015–2020

HUS loan portfolio and equity ratio 2015–2020

Joint Authority HUS cash flow sufficiency (days), 2015–2020

Joint Authority HUS cash flow sufficiency (days), 2015–2020