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  • Symrise pledges margin improvements to charity in SLL debut

    Symrise pledges margin improvements to charity in SLL debut

    Symrise, a German flavour and fragrance producer, has signed a €500m debut sustainability-linked loan, with the company one of the few to disclose that any margin change because of hitting key performance indicators will be paid directly to charity.

  • Ceconomy gets ESG loan to repay crisis funding

    Ceconomy gets ESG loan to repay crisis funding

    Ceconomy, a German consumer electronics company, has signed a €1.06bn revolver linked to sustainability metrics, becoming the latest corporate to repay state support loans taken out during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Halcyon Agri raises $300m loan

    Halcyon Agri raises $300m loan

    Singapore’s Halcyon Agri Corp, a subsidiary of China’s Sinochem International Corp, has raised a $300m loan from a group of Chinese lenders.

  • Vestas makes debut in sustainability-linked loans

    Vestas makes debut in sustainability-linked loans

    Vestas, the Danish wind turbine maker, has signed a €2bn-equivalent facility linked to key performance indicators around sustainability. It was the first time the borrower has structured bank debt in this way.

  • AAA Oils return for $750m

    AAA Oils return for $750m

    AAA Oils and Fats, the trading subsidiary of palm oil company Apical, has returned to the loan market with a $750m facility.

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