Signature by Lagardère of a euro 1.6bn multicurrency syndicated credit facility with a maturity of 5 years
Corporate & other activities, Finance
Paris, January 26, 2011
Lagardère SCA has signed a €1.6 billion multicurrency syndicated credit facility for general corporate purposes. This facility replaces the existing € 2.2 billion facility dated 2005.
The new facility has a 5 year maturity. The initial spread is 0.90% on EURIBOR (or equivalent for other currencies).
The syndication includes 14 banks:
- 6 Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners: BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, HSBC France, Mizuho, Natixis, Société Générale CIB ;
- 3 Mandated Lead Arrangers: Commerzbank, ING, JP Morgan ;
- 1 Senior Lead Arranger: Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziaro ;
- 4 Arrangers: Barclays Capital, Citibank International, Caisse régionale de Crédit Agricole de Paris et d’Ile de France, LCL – Le Crédit Lyonnais.
Lagardère is a pure media group (books, press, broadcast, digital, travel retail and press distribution, sport industry and entertainment), and is among the world leaders in the sector.
Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment A).
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