Freepoint Commodities closed a $2.63 billion revolving bank facility. The facility consists of a $1.57 billion, three-year committed tranche and a $1.05 billion, one-year uncommitted tranche. Additionally, the facility has a $570 million accordion feature. BNP Paribas is the administrative agent for the facility.
Bunge closed on the refinancing of its $1.75 billion, three-year revolving credit facility. BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, ING Bank, Natixis and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation served as active bookrunners, mandated lead arrangers and coordinators on the transaction.
Gerald Group, an independent and employee-owned metals trading house, refinanced GT Commodities’ borrowing base facility at $450 million. GT Commodities is Gerald Group’s North American trading hub.
ING Capital led a $300 million syndicated financing on behalf of Auramet Trading and Auramet International, a precious metals merchant. ING acted as mandated lead arranger, bookrunner and administrative agent on the oversubscribed deal, which closed on July 30.
ING Capital led a $235 million syndicated financing on behalf of Auramet Trading and Auramet International, a precious metals merchant.
BNP Paribas is serving as administrative agent for a $2.565 billion revolving bank facility for Freepoint Commodities. ABN AMRO Capital, Coöperatieve Rabobank, ING Bank and Société Générale are serving as co-syndication and co-documentation agents.
ING Capital led a $300 million syndicated financing on behalf of GT Commodities, the North American trading hub for Gerald Group, the world’s largest employee owned metals merchant.