Heineken N.V. announces the successful closing of a new Revolving Credit Facility for an amount of €2 billion with a syndicate of 17 banks.
The new multi-currency facility replaces Heineken’s existing €2 billion Revolving Credit Facility, which was scheduled to mature on 22 April 2012. The new self-arranged credit line has a tenor of five years with two 1-year extension options and can be used for general corporate purposes (including acquisitions).
The 17 Bookrunners and Mandated Lead Arrangers of this club deal are ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Barclays Corporate, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Banco Santander, S.A., BNP Paribas, CM-CIC, Citi, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC Bank plc, ING Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, J.P. Morgan Limited, Rabobank International, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Soci?t? G?n?rale.
The facility was well-received and oversubscribed, underlining Heineken’s strong standing in the bank market and its high-quality credit profile.