Trafigura Group Pte Ltd closes USD2.3 billion-equivalent liquidity facility
Singapore, 23 March 2022 – Trafigura Group Pte Ltd. (“Trafigura” or the “Company”), a market leader in the global commodities industry, has successfully closed the syndication of its multi-currency revolving credit facility (the “Facility”) totalling USD2.3 billion-equivalent, a significant increase from the initial underwritten amount of USD1.2 billion-equivalent. Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and UniCredit Bank AG acted as Mandated Lead Arrangers, Bookrunners and Underwriters.
Christophe Salmon, Group Chief Financial Officer for Trafigura, said: “We are very grateful to the 12 banks who joined the Facility, in addition to the initial group of four underwriters, to close this facility in record time. This additional liquidity buffer enhances Trafigura’s ability to manage the current unprecedented market conditions, and demonstrates once again strong support from the banking community.”
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Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. At the heart of global supply, Trafigura connects the world with the vital resources it needs. Through our Oil & Petroleum Products, Metals & Minerals, and Power & Renewables divisions, we deploy infrastructure, skills and a global network to move commodities from where they are plentiful to where they are needed most, forming strong relationships that make supply chains more efficient, secure and sustainable.
Trafigura also owns and operates a number of industrial assets including a majority share of global multi-metals producer Nyrstar and fuel storage and distribution company Puma Energy; and joint ventures Impala Terminals, a port and logistics provider, and Nala Renewables, a power and renewable energy investment and development platform. With over 1,000 shareholders, Trafigura is owned by its employees and employs over 13,000 people working in 48 countries.