Saipem: financing of €3.2 billion disbursed by pool of banks

San Donato Milanese (Milan), February 26, 2016 – Saipem S.p.A. today received a financing of €3.2 billion from a pool of banks.

The disbursement of the funds follows the signing of a contract on December 10, 2015 for a total amount of €4.7 billion of senior credit facilities comprising:  
• a Bridge to Bond of €1.6 billion with an 18 month maturity extensible by 6 additional months;
• a Term Loan of €1.6 billion with a 5 years maturity;
• a Revolving Credit Facility of €1.5 billion with a 5 years maturity. 
Pursuant to the agreement entered into with Eni S.p.A. on October 27 2015 (the so called "Accordo Ricognitivo"), Saipem simultaneously repaid in full its debt to Eni S.p.A. using the financial resources resulting from the Bridge to Bond and the Term Loan as well as the proceeds from the recent subscription of the capital increase. 


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Saipem: financing of €3.2 billion disbursed by pool of banks

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