Addleshaw Goddard has advised EPC Groupe on the reimbursement of its existing bonds and the negotiation and arrangement of a new credit facility.
EPC Groupe is one of the world’s leaders in explosives manufacture, storage and distribution and in particular drilling and blasting.
The facility includes a confirmed revolving credit facility and a bullet tranche with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.
Kepler Cheuvreux acted as financial advisor to the Company.
Addleshaw Goddard advised the borrower with a team led by Julien Bacus, partner, with Charles Tissier, counsel and Inès Yahya, associate.
The lenders were advised by Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP, with a team led by Sabine Bironneau, partner and Aurélien Perigois, associate.
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