Société Générale Leads $2.8B+ Vessel Financing for MSC Cruises

Société Générale acted as lead mandated lead arranger on a €2.524 billion ($2.862 billion) financing package for MSC Cruises. The funds will be used to finance construction of three new vessels.

ING, J.P. Morgan, Others Agent $683MM Worldline Revolver

ING Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities, among others, acted as manadated lead arrangers and bookrunners on a €600 million ($683 million), five year revolving credit facility for Worldline.

TrailStone Closes $330MM Revolver with BNP Paribas, Others

TrailStone Group closed a $300 million revolving credit facility with BNP Paribas acting as sole lead arranger and bookrunner. The new facility refinances the company’s current $200 million revolver.

BMO Closes $125MM Revolver for North American Palladium

North American Palladium entered into a new $125 million revolving term credit facility, replacing its existing credit facilities. Bank of Montreal acted as administrative agent on the transaction.

Monroe Capital Closes $455.75MM Securitization

Monroe Capital closed a $455.75 million term debt securitization known as Monroe Capital MML CLO VII. BNP Paribas served as the lead manager, structuring agent and bookrunner on the transaction.

Credit Agricole, Others Provide $584MM Facility to Rallye

Rallye signed a $581.4 million credit facility with five of its core banks: BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Industriel et Commercial, HSBC and Natixis.

Wells Fargo Agents $500MM Revolver for PBF Logistics

PBF Logistics amended and extended its five-year revolving credit facility, increasing the commitments from $360 million to $500 million. Wells Fargo served as administrative agent for the 20-bank syndicate.

Deutsche, Others Upsize Ferrexpo Facility to $400MM

Ferrexpo increased its 2017 Pre-Export Finance credit facility from $195 million to $400 million and extended the tenor from three years to four years. Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas arranged the transaction.

DBS, ABN AMRO, Others Arrange $1.8B Wilmar Facility

Wilmar International signed a $1.8 billion syndicated loan facility. DBS Bank, ABN AMRO Bank, Singapore Branch and BNP Paribas, among others, acted as mandated lead arrangers on the transaction.

BNP Paribas Creates Global Credit Markets America

BNP Paribas, as part of its CIB 2020 development plan, created a new unit called Global Credit Markets Americas. This new unit integrates all primary origination, financing and syndication and secondary sales, trading and research activities across credit products into one platform.