First Solar entered into a five-year revolving credit and guarantee facility for $1 billion. The facility includes up to $250 million which is available for the issuance of letters of credit. JPMorgan Chase Bank acted as lead arranger and is administrative agent for the facility.
Crédit Agricole CIB closed a new three-year, $100 million senior secured revolving credit facility with Allegiant Travel Company. Crédit Agricole CIB acted as sole arranger and bookrunner for the facility.
Crédit Agricole CIB Canada launched a new corporate coverage team for Quebec and eastern Canada. Sandrine Wasukama, a senior banker with 15 years of experience in Quebec, will lead the new team.
Crédit Agricole CIB advised Repsol Ibereólica Renovables Chile SpA — a joint venture between Repsol Chile and Ibereólica Renovables Chile — on a $118 million project finance debt raise for the construction and operation of Project Atacama, a 165.3 MW greenfield wind farm in northern Chile.
Wabtec signed an amended and restated credit agreement that will increase the size of its existing revolving credit facility from $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion and added a $250 million delayed draw term loan facility.
Crédit Agricole CIB appointed Ghislain Descamps senior country officer for Canada. Descamps most recently led Crédit Agricole CIB’s multinational corporation coverage team in the Americas based in New York City since 2014.
Danielle Baron was appointed global head of structured finance at Crédit Agricole. Baron will report to Jean-François Balaÿ, deputy chief executive officer of Crédit Agricole CIB and becomes a member of the management committee of the bank. She was previously global head of power and utilities.
A bank syndicate of 19 banks from eight different countries, including Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB, Santander, Natixis, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and BNP Paribas, arranged a $1.7 billion (€1.4 billion) sustainable revolver for Klépierre.
Groupe Casino signed a new €2 billion ($2.2 billion) revolving credit facility, which will mature in October 2023, as part of its refinancing plan. Twenty-five banks joined the syndicate.
Prysmian Group, a provider of energy and telecom cable systems, has refinanced its €1 billion ($1.13 billion) long-term revolving credit facility with a pool of leading Italian and international banks.