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Lending Syndicate Closes $8B Revolver for Vitol S.A.

October 05, 2017, 07:05 AM
Filed Under: Energy

Vitol S.A., an energy and commodities company, announced that it has closed syndication of a new US$ 8.0 billion revolving credit facility.

The Facility comprises a 3-year tranche and a 364-day tranche, with over US$7.0bn commitments in the 3-year tranche. The Facility will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes including the refinancing of the Company's existing 3-year and 364-day revolving credit facilities, totalling c. US$8.0bn.

ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, London Branch, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, HSBC Bank plc and ING Bank N.V. were Active Bookrunners on the transaction.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Suisse AG, DBS Bank Ltd., London Branch, Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A., J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Lloyds Bank plc, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, Standard Chartered Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and UniCredit Bank AG wereMandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners.

J.P. Morgan Europe Limited will act as Facility Agent and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. acted as Documentation Agent.

Syndication was launched in August 2017 and the transaction closed oversubscribed with a further 34 banks joining the facility.

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