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News Nov 25, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises on the Extension and Repricing of the US/European Term Loan B Financing for the INEOS Group

Shearman & Sterling advised Barclays Bank PLC and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as joint global coordinators, mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with the extension and repricing of the existing short-dated US dollar term loans and amending the existing cross-border, multicurrency and covenant lite Term Loan B bank financing for certain affiliates of INEOS AG, one of the world's largest chemical companies by revenue.

The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partners Maura O'Sullivan (New York–Finance) and Anthony Ward (London–Finance). The team included partners Winfried Carli (Frankfurt–Finance) and Malcolm Montgomery (New York–Real Estate); counsels Gabrielle Wong (London–Finance), Matthias Weissinger (Frankfurt-Finance), Philippe Wolanski (Paris–Finance), Lucy Keeble (London–Real Estate) and Paul Balaam (London–Real Estate); associates Maria Cornilsen (New York–Finance), Lindsay Offner (New York–Finance), Sedina Aidam (London–Finance), Lauren Thompson (London-Finance), Anna Shelton (London-Finance), Akofa Tsiagbe (London-Finance), Andreas Breu (Frankfurt-Finance), Maria Iorno (Frankfurt-Finance), Laurent Bonnet (Paris–Finance) and Rebecca Lee (London–Real Estate); real estate specialist Todd Matthias (New York–Real Estate); trainee solicitor Bilyana Belcheva (London) and legal assistant Sunita Daswani (New York).

Shearman & Sterling also advised on two previous Term Loan B financings for the INEOS Group in May 2012 and May 2013.