Crédit Agricole Appoints New CEO, Managing Directors

Crédit Agricole appointed Jacques Ripoll CEO of Crédit Agricole CIB and deputy managing director of Crédit Agricole. He will succeed Jean-Yves Hocher, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Crédit Agricole Expands Global Markets Americas Team

Crédit Agricole added Jeff Kim and Rodrigo Placido to its Americas Corporate Sales team.

Barclays, Credit Agricole Support McDermott CB&I Buy

McDermott International completed its merger with Chicago Bridge & Iron, creating a fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions for the energy industry. Barclays and Credit Agricole agented a $4.65 billion credit agreement to support the transaction.

Credit Suisse Leads $525MM Term Loan for Speedcast

Speedcast International closed a $425 million senior secured term loan B facility and a $100 million senior security revolving facility. Credit Suisse served as left lead arranger on the transaction.

Crédit Agricole Hires Blanchard as Regional Head

Dominique Blanchard joined Crédit Agricole as regional head of the Global Markets Division for Asia-Pacific.

Crédit Agricole Closes First U.S. Green Loans

Reuters reported Crédit Agricole backed two U.S. renewal energy developers for a total of $419 million in financing.

ING, ABN Amro, Others Support DHT Refi

Crude oil tanker company DHT Holdings closed a $485 million secured credit facility agreement with a six-year tenor for the refinancing of its credit facility. ABN Amro increased the company’s revolver from $43.4 million to $57 million.

Credit Agricole Replaces Morgan Stanley in Michelin Buy

Michelin terminated its previously announced credit facility with Morgan Stanley to support the acquisition of Fenner and entered into a new commitment with Credit Agricole.

BofA Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Lead $8B Coty Refi

According to Reuters, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan will lead an $8 billion debt refinancing for beauty company Coty.

MUFG Leads $4.35B Petrobas Revolver

Petróleo Brasileiro entered into a $4.35 billion revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 17 banks. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ served as senior mandated lead arranger on the transaction.