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AES Panama raises $525m for Colon project

The sponsors – AES and Grupo Motta – have also approached development banks and ECAs – including the IFC, IDB, Kexim and DEG Bank – for a potential second tranche of debt. If that facility goes ahead, commercial bank takes are likely to be reduced.

OHB SE refinances with €225m revolver

The refinancing has been put in place early to take advantage of lower interest rates and the new deal has a “substantially lower margin” according to the borrower.

Viasat increases revolver to $800m

The company’s strong performance has meant that pricing remained static at 200bp above Libor despite the volume increase.

ABN Amro makes new Asia debt appointments

Ang has been promoted to head of energy and project finance loan origination and Poot has been appointed director of commodities loan origination.

Delta Dunia raising inventory-backed facility

Indonesian textile manufacturer Delta Dunia Sandang Tekstil is out to the lending market with a term loan and revolver package which will be secured by the borrower’s fixed assets inventory and textile machinery.

BNDES repayments to hit lending ability

BNDES has agreed to repay BRL100 billion to the Brazilian Treasury to help reduce the country's fiscal deficit.

Gunvor Singapore revolver closes at $1.04bn

Commodities trader Gunvor Singapore has closed a $1.041 billion dual tranche revolver, upping its initial borrowing amount from $750 million after a 40% oversubscription.

MTN Uganda raises $114m for network development

The deal backs development of high-speed telecoms network infrastructure and features a Uganda shilling portion equivalent to $74 million and a $40 million dollar-denominated tranche.

EIB and EBRD to part fund Bratislava Bypass

The 30-year DBFOM public-private-partnership concession is for a 27km section of motorway (D4) between Jarovce and Raca and a 32 km expressway (R7) connecting Prievoz and Holice.