Citi, Mizuho Bank Lead Sasol Upsize to $3.9B

Sasol, a South African chemicals and energy company, increased its existing revolving credit facility from $1.5 billion to $3.9 billion.

Rabobank Agents $875MM Facility for Gunvor USA

Gunvor USA, a subsidiary of Gunvor Group, successfully closed the syndication of its $875 million borrowing base credit facility. Rabobank served as administrative agent and active bookrunner.

J.P. Morgan Leads Financing to Support Refresco Cott Buy

Netherlands-based bottler Refresco will acquire Cott’s bottling activities for $1.25 billion. Reuters reported J.P. Morgan led the financing to support the transaction.

Barclays, UBS, Others Lead Stada $2.8B Buyout Financing

Reuters reported that Barclays, Nomura and UBS led the leveraged loan financing to support Bain Capital and Cinven’s buyout of German drug maker Stada.

Scotiabank, Others Support Trevali Zinc Mine Acquisitions

Trevali Mining completed the acquisition of a portfolio of zinc assets from Glencore and certain of its subsidiaries. Scotiabank and SG America Securities served as co-lead arrangers for a $160 milllon term loan and a $30 million revolver to support the transaction.

U.S. Charges Former Societe Generale Managers With LIBOR Fraud

Reuters reported that U.S. authorities have charged two former managers at Societe Generale with participating in a scheme to manipulate the LIBOR benchmark rates.

Crédit Agricole, Société Générale, Others Provide $90.9MM MBWS Refi

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits (MBWS) refinanced its senior debt of €62.5 million ($73.3 million) with a new syndicated credit facility of €77.5 million ($90.9 million).

HSBC Upsizes B2Gold Facility to $500MM

B2Gold secured an increase to $500 million for its revolving credit facility led by HSBC as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and sole book runner.

RBS Agents $200MM Receivables Facility to PPG

Peninsula Petroleum signed a new $200 million receivables finance facility with a syndicate led by RBS Invoice Finance. The facility also contains an option to increase overall funding by a further $50 million.

ING Leads New $1.09B Sustainable Revolver for Royal Philips

Royal Philips signed an agreement with a consortium of 16 banks for a new €1 billion ($1.09 billion) revolving credit facility with an interest rate that will be dependent on the company’s year-on-year sustainability performance improvement.