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5 Financial liabilities


In CHF million
  Carrying
amount
1.1.2019
 

Issuance
 

Repayment
 
Other
changes 1
  Carrying
amount
30.9.2019
 

Fair Value
                         
Financial liabilities
Bank loans   1,233   89   (67)   (58)   1,197   1,234
Debenture bonds   5,554   405     (28)   5,931   6,164
Private placements   426       2   428   441
Derivative financial instruments   54       33   87   87
Other financial liabilities   594   35   (241)   (128)   260   272
Total financial liabilities   7,861   529   (308)   (179)   7,903   8,198
                         
Lease liabilities
Lease liabilities   1,698     (186)   239   1,751   2,128
1 Interest expenses, interest payments, non-cash changes in lease liabilities and foreign currency translation adjustments.

In the first quarter of 2019, Swisscom issued a debenture bond for CHF 200 million. It has a coupon of 0.5% and matures in 2029. In the second quarter of 2019, Swisscom increased a debenture bond that was issued in 2017 by CHF 80 million. It has a coupon of 0.75% and matures in 2033. In addition, in August 2019 Swisscom issued a debenture bond for CHF 125 million. It has a coupon of 0% and matures in 2044. The financing thus received was applied to repay existing loans. As at 30 September 2019, Swisscom also had short-term bank loans on a weekly and monthly basis.

Repayment of other liabilities includes the purchase price of CHF 240 million paid to Tamedia for the acquisition of the outstanding share of 31% in Swisscom Directories Ltd. In the cash flow statement this payment is reported under the line item “Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash and cash equivalents acquired”.