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Bayer AG signs refinancing of EUR3.5bn Revolving Credit Facility


Facility closed significantly oversubscribed

Leverkusen, – Bayer AG announced today that it has signed a EUR3.5bn Revolving Credit Facility.

The Facility refinances the company’s existing EUR3.5bn Revolving Credit Facility signed in March 2005 which has never been drawn. The new credit line has a tenor of five years with two 1-year extension options and serves for general corporate purposes. BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland acted as Coordinators for the arrangement and syndication of the Facility.

The credit line was well received in the market and closed significantly oversubscribed, underlining Bayer’s strong standing in the bank market and its high-quality credit profile. In total, 29 institutions committed to the Facility.

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