Abengoa has now extended the maturity of its debt by more than four years while reducing the corresponding financial costs.
Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM / NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has successfully refinanced and syndicated, revolving mode, €1,400 million of its long term corporate bank debt, which is divided into two tranches: a tranche A, designed to amortize the existing syndicated loan, which is repaid in full, and a tranche B, to finance the promotion, development and construction of concession projects of Abengoa
The operation, which was oversubscribed by 140 %, was led by Banco Santander, HSBC, Société Générale, Bank of America, Bankia, Caixabank, Citigroup, Credit Agricole, Natixis, Banco Popular and Banco de Sabadell, which acted as arrangers and book-runners. They were supported by nine other leading financial institutions that emphasized the company’s strong performance, solid prospects for the future and the diligence of its management.
Abengoa has now extended the maturity of its debt by more than four years while reducing the corresponding financial costs (100 basic points until the end of the year and 125 basis points from 2015, with the possibility of further improvement in case of a rise in rating of society by agencies), covering its corporate financing needs until 2016, with no significant maturities until that year.