The Sterling Group, a Houston-based middle market private equity and private credit firm, added Jenny Harris as managing director of the firm’s credit fund. Harris was most recently a managing director at BNP Paribas.
A syndicate of five international financial institutions, including BNP Paribas, ING Capital, Mizuho Bank, Natixis and Société Générale will act as the mandated lead arrangers for a $325 million senior secured project finance facility for Horizonte Minerals.
BNP Paribas closed a $100 million syndicated revolving credit facility structured as a sustainability-linked loan (SLL) with Empresas CMPC, a Chilean pulp and paper company. This is the first SLL for Empresas CMPC and the first for BNP Paribas in Latin America.
Societe Generale and BNP Paribas refinanced Roxgold’s existing credit facility, providing an additional $20 million revolver to support its Yaramoko Gold Mine.
MUFG Bank acted as administrative agent and first lien collateral agent on a $1.1 billion Climate Bonds Certified financing for Geysers Power Company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Calpine.
Groupe Renault finalized a €5 billion ($5.6 billion) credit facility agreement with BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, HSBC France, Natixis and Société Générale. The agreement is guaranteed up to 90% of the total amount borrowed by the French State.
BNP Paribas, Groupe Crédit Agricole, Commerzbank, HSBC, Société Générale, BECM and La Banque Postale will provide Tarkett with a $192.85 million short term revolving credit facility as part of a total of $269.99 million of additional financing.
MUFG Bank served as administrative agent on a $1.18 billion senior secured amended and restated credit agreement for Sprague Resources.
BNP Paribas appointed Florence Pourchet head of CIB Latin America. Pourchet has been with the bank since 1990 and previously served as head of CIB Hispanic Latam, as well as head of credit and portfolio management and head of CSR for the Americas.
Crédit Agricole, HSBC France and Natixis will serve as mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners for a €7 billion ($7.58 billion) financing arrangement for the Air France-KLM Group.