Secured syndicated RCF closes at USD1.385 billion
Trafigura AG’s secured syndicated revolving credit facility closes at USD1.385 billion following strong demand
16 August 2013 - Trafigura AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trafigura Beheer BV ("Trafigura"), renewed its committed, 364 day - secured revolving credit facility, supporting energy trading and marketing operations in North America. The $1.385 billion facility was oversubscribed.
Acting as Joint Bookrunners on the transaction were BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and Natixis. Other participants included Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Rabobank Nederland, Credit Agricole, Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Fifth Third Bank, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Citibank N.A., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A , Lloyds TSB Bank, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Ltd., RB International Finance (USA) LLC, Bank of Montreal, SunTrust Bank, Bank of China, Taiwan Cooperative Bank, Banco de Credito e Inversiones, ICICI Bank Canada and Apple Bank For Savings.
Trafigura AG's North America Chief Financial Officer, Bryan Keogh, said: "We're once again extremely pleased to see the bank syndicate grow with new stakeholders. Trafigura's investments in North America are bringing new and diverse opportunities across our physical commodity and fixed assets portfolio. This continuing commitment from banking partners allows us to secure market opportunities and grow our energy-related assets."
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About Trafigura AG
Trafigura AG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Trafigura Beheer BV ("Trafigura"). Trafigura is one of the world's leading international commodity traders, specializing in the oil, minerals and metals markets, with 81 offices in 54 countries in six continents. Trafigura's primary trading businesses are the supply and transport of crude oil, petroleum products, renewable energies, coal, refined metals, ferrous and non-ferrous ores and concentrates. It is the world's second largest privately owned non-ferrous and oil trading company. Founded in 1993, the company is owned by its founding shareholders and senior management. It has achieved substantial growth in recent years, growing turnover from US$18 billion in 2004 to US$120.42 billion in 2012. For more information visit www.trafigura.com