EQT’s Sale of Automic

Kirkland & Ellis has advised EQT VI Limited on its sale of Automic Holding GmbH, a leading global provider of business automation software, to CA Technologies Inc. The transaction, which was announced on 1 December 2016, values Automic at €600 million. The Kirkland team on both transactions included London corporate partners Roger Johnson, Joel Arnell […]

Orange Côte d’Ivoire secures €290million Credit Facility

White & Case LLP and Ivorian law firm Jean-François Chauveau have advised Société Générale de Banques en Côte d’Ivoire (SGBCI) and Société Générale, as arrangers, and a group of lenders comprising SGBCI, Société Générale, Société Ivoirienne de Banque (SIB), Banque Atlantique de Côte d’Ivoire (BACI), Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de Côte d’Ivoire […]

ViA6West GmbH & Co. KG secures a financing for a new section of Germany’s A6 motorway

Ashurst advised an international bank consortium on financing the project to widen Germany’s A6 motorway between the town of Wiesloch/Rauenberg and the Weinsberg junction. The financing is provided by a bond issued by the project company ViA6West GmbH & Co. KG (ViA6West), which is taken over by the banks. The bank consortium comprising KfW IPEX-Bank, […]

European Commission Approves French State’s Guarantee to CCR

On September 26, the European Commission announced its approval of the guarantee granted to Willkie client Caisse Centrale de Réassurance (CCR) covering its reinsurance of natural disasters. This State guarantee enables CCR to reinsure insurers, that are themselves legally obliged to fully compensate all damages caused in France by natural disasters (with no ability to […]