Gide Loyrette Nouel has confirmed that it advised KGHM Polska Miedz on the USD 2.5 billion loan agreement reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 16, 2014.
Gide calls the agreement, which was signed on July 11, 2014, by the large Polish mining company, "one of the largest transactions of this type carried out in Europe this year.” As previously reported, the agreement was signed with a consortium of Polish and foreign banks, including Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Credit Agricole Bank Polska, Bank Zachodni WBK, Santander Bank, Bank Pekao, Bank Handlowy w Warszawie, and Bank PKO BP.
Gide Polish Partners Dariusz Tokarczuk and Pawel Grzeskowiak led the team, assisted by Associate Marta Karminska. Gide’s London-based Partner Dimitrios Logizidis and Associate Sarah Whitley were also involved. KGHM received financial advice from Rothschild.