London: Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Malaysia Airlines on its £302 million bond issue. The bond has been backed by Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD), the United Kingdom's Export Credit Agency (ECA).
The money raised through the bond issue has been used to refinance four Airbus A330-300s.
The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by Malaysia Airlines relationship partner Keith Sandilands in the London aviation team. London-based Banking partner Farmida Bi advised on the capital aspects of the transaction.
The bond issuance closed on 4 June 2013.
Clifford Chance advised CitiGroup as the lead arranger and White & Case advised ECGD.
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