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Milan, 26 July 2013 – Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. announces that, following the anticipated completion of the capital increase, the refinancing agreements providing for the rescheduling of the Group’s indebtedness for €307 million, entered into with the Group’s major lenders, have become effective and new financing in an aggregate amount of €50 million has been provided.
These agreements provide for the rescheduling of €307 million of the Group’s indebtedness to five years, with a grace period of two years and the repayment by half-year instalments from 2015 to 31 December 2017. In addition, our lenders Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit and Monte dei Paschi di Siena have provided new financing in an aggregate amount of €50 million under the same conditions. These agreements also provide for the confirmation of certain facilities in an aggregate amount of €245 million, as well as guarantees for a total amount of €765 million in order to support the business.
The completion of the capital increase and the new financing enabled the Group to strengthen its capital structure and in particular to recapitalize its subsidiary Tecnimont S.p.A.
Maire Tecnimont was advised by Leonardo & Co, NCTM Studio Legale, CBA Studio Legale e Tributario, while the lenders were advised by Clifford Chance and Cleary Gottlieb.
Maire Tecnimont SpA
Maire Tecnimont S.p.A., listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, is the holding company of an international leading Group (Maire Tecnimont Group) in the sectors of Engineering & Construction (E&C), Technology & Licensing and Energy & Ventures with specific skills in plant engineering in particular in the hydrocarbon industry (Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers) and also in Power Generation and Infrastructures. The Maire Tecnimont Group is present in approximately 30 countries, has about 45 operating companies and about 4,500 employees, half of whom are located abroad. For further information: www.mairetecnimont.com.
Simona Raffaelli, Alfredo Mele