Norton Rose Fulbright's deals recognised by Marine Money awards

Global Press release - Recognition March 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s shipping finance team has advised on three winning deals recognised by the Marine Money 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
 
Marine Money is a renowned industry network for shipping and offshore finance, with these accolades recognising outstanding instances of collaboration and resourcefulness from lenders, borrowers and investors in the global ship finance industry.
 
The winning transactions our team advised on are:
 
  • BANK DEBT DEALS OF THE YEAR: Advised Citigroup and other lenders on a US$815 million secured facility for Danaos Corporation. Led by Yianni Cheilas. 
  • BANK DEBT DEALS OF THE YEAR: Advised Crédit Agricole on the US$400 million refinancing of Eagle Bulk Shipping's Norwegian bond debt and other bank facilities. Led by Brian Devine.
  • PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR: Advised lenders and export credit agencies on GasLog’s US$4.6 billion merger with BlackRock. Led by Yianni Cheilas.
 
Christine Ezcutari, global co-head of transport, said:
 
“Shipping is a huge focus for our firm with our involvement in the industry spanning 220 years. We have been fortunate in the past year to be able to advise on some of the industry’s biggest and most important deals, and are delighted that these deals have been recognised through the prestigious Marine Money awards.
 
“It is greatly heartening to see the appetite in the industry to make these deals happen and we look forward to using our extensive knowledge and connections to support our maritime clients going forward.”
 
Norton Rose Fulbright’s global shipping team holds 10 tier 1 rankings across legal directories Chambers and Legal 500, rankings based on client and peer feedback.

 

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