Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI), together with ING Bank N.V. and Rosbank (Societe Generale Group) acts as Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner for a EUR 165 million syndicated term loan facility for Moscow Domodedovo Airport. It is the first loan of that kind for the borrower.
The facility is structured as a five-year unsecured amortising term loan. Its proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes including financing of capital expenditure. Karl Sevelda, Deputy CEO of RBI and in charge of the bank’s corporate business, said «We are happy to have won the mandate for such a prestigious and attractive customer. Our role in the deal validates both our leading position on the Russian market and our expertise in top-notch international corporate finance.»
Moscow Domodedovo Airport is Russia’s and Eastern Europe’s largest airport in terms of passenger traffic. Its total passenger volume was 25.7 million in 2011, an increase of 16 per cent compared with 2010. Serving 77 airlines, it holds the number four position in Europe in that category, behind Frankfurt, Paris Charles de Gaulle and London Heathrow.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 10th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on 2011 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 5th in terms of private deposits and 8th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards both Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. In CEE, RBI operates an extensive network of subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other specialised financial service providers in 17 markets. RBI is the only Austrian bank with a presence in both the world’s financial centres and in Asia, the group’s further geographical area of focus. Around 60,000 employees service about 13.7 million customers through around 2,900 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE. Raiffeisen Bank International is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB). RZB indirectly owns around 78.5 per cent of the common stock, the remainder is in free float. RBI’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, the country’s largest banking group, and serves as the group head office of the entire RZB Group, including RBI.