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Redcliffe Partners advises EBRD on Renewable Energy Project Financing to I&U Group
14 December 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to EBRD in connection with a EUR15 million senior secured long-term loan to I&U Group, a vertically integrated agricultural holding company with sugar production and crop farming businesses in Ukraine. The financing package consists of a EUR13 million loan to be provided by the EBRD, and a EUR2 million concessional loan provided by the Clean Technology Fund.

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Redcliffe Partners advised Ferrexpo Plc. on US$400 million pre-export finance facility
08 November 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Ferrexpo plc., a leading European producer of iron ore pellets, in connection with a US$400 million four-year committed revolving pre-export finance facility (the “2018 PXF”). The 2018 PXF combines the extension of debt maturity profile for existing money under the 2017 PXF and the raising of new money, which permitted an increase in the total facility amount to $400 million. 

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Redcliffe Partners advised SALIC in connection with the Mriya Group acquisition
16 October 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to the Saudi Agricultural & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) in acquiring the assets of Mriya Agro Holding. This is one of the most anticipated and complex transactions in the Ukrainian agribusiness sector to date.

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Redcliffe Partners advises Deutsche Bank, ING, Natixis and UniCredit on the restructuring of over US$1 billion Metinvest debt
11 October 2018

Redcliffe Partners has recently advised Deutsche Bank AG, UniCredit, Natixis and ING (being the coordinated mandated lead arrangers for the pre-export finance creditors) in relation to the restructuring of more than than US$1 billion of Metinvest B.V debt. In combination with the issuance of US$1.592 billion new bonds by Metinvest B.V., this is the largest ever refinancing of a Ukrainian corporate group.

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Redcliffe Partners advises EBRD on risk sharing arrangements with Raiffeisen Bank Aval
10 October 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to EBRD in relation to the unfunded risk participation agreement with Raiffeisen Bank Aval of a total value of EUR20 million. By means of the risk sharing arrangement EBRD and Raiffeisen Bank Aval will share credit risk in certain loans to be provided by Raiffeisen Bank Aval to its clients.

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Redcliffe Partners advises EBRD on risk sharing arrangements with Ukrsibbank
06 February 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to EBRD in relation to the unfunded risk participation agreements with Ukrsibbank of a total value of up to USD50 million. The risk sharing arrangement will allow Ukrsibbank to share with EBRD the risks of non-performance of the Ukrsibbank borrowers. The EBRD's risk sharing programme is aimed at restarting lending in Ukraine, as well as supporting sound lending practices.

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Redcliffe Partners advises Citibank Europe Plc, UK branch, on USD88 million facility restructuring
02 February 2018

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal adviser to Citibank Europe Plc, UK Branch, on the restructuring of USD16 million outstanding loan provided to Rubizhne Cardboard and Packaging Mill (PJSC "RKTK") under and up to USD88 million term facility (RKTK Loan).

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Redcliffe Partners advised Stahl Lux 2 S.A. on obtaining merger clearance from the AMCU
30 October 2017

Redcliffe Partners advised Stahl Lux 2 S.A. on obtaining merger clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition of the leather chemicals business of BASF SE. As part of the transaction, BASF will receive a 16% minority stake in the Stahl Group, and Stahl will take over BASF’s global leather chemicals business – with approximately 210 employees globally – which offers leather chemicals for a broad range of industries such as automotive, apparel & accessories, home interior and leisure & lifestyle.

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Redcliffe Partners advises EBRD in relation to the financing of one of the biggest national producers of tomato paste
18 October 2017

Redcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to EBRD in relation to providing a USD15 million loan to Agrofusion group for financing the construction of its third tomato processing plant. This expansion will allow Agrofusion to increase its production capability by around 50 per cent.

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Redcliffe Partners advises EBRD and IFC on the high-profile project financing of a new grain terminal in Yuzhny Port
14 September 2017

Redcliffe Partners acted as legal counsel to EBRD and IFC in connection with extending two parallel senior secured loans to M.V. Cargo for a total amount of USD 74 million, to finance the construction of a new private grain terminal in Ukraine’s Black Sea commercial port, Yuzhny. The total projects costs are estimated at some USD 150 million.

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