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, […]

Santander Consumer (UK) plc’s Motor-2016-1 UK auto loan ABS transaction

Slaughter and May advised Santander Consumer (UK) plc (SCUK) as originator in relation to SCUK’s Motor-2016-1 UK auto loan ABS transaction. The transaction involved the issuance of £528,000,000 Class A Fixed Rate Notes (rated AAA(sf) (S&P)/Aaa (sf) (Moody’s)), £15,000,000 Class B Fixed Rate Notes (rated AAA(sf)/Aa2 (sf)), £30,000,000 Class C Fixed Rate Notes (rated A(sf)/A1 […]

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 […]

Lumenis Completes $245 Million Unitranche Loan from Alcentra

Fried Frank acted as counsel to Lumenis, a portfolio company of XIO Group, a private equity firm, in a US$245 million unitranche facility provided by Alcentra. Lumenis Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops and commercializes energy-based medical systems for use in minimally invasive procedures worldwide. It operates through three segments: Surgical, Ophthalmic, and Aesthetic. The […]