Filip & Company has advised RCS & RDS and Digi Communications N.V. on issuing two series of senior secured bonds with a total value of EUR 850 million. The lead arrangers included Citibank, ING Bank N.V., and UniCredit Bank S.A., and were advised by Clifford Chance Badea and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
The first bond issue amounted to EUR 450 million with a 2.5% interest per year, maturing in 2025, while the second bond issue amounted to EUR 400 million with a 3.25% interest per year, maturing in 2028. The bonds will be listed on the regulated market operated by Irish Stock Exchange plc (traded as Euronext Dublin).
Filip & Company’s team included Partner Alexandru Birsan, Counsel Olga Nita, and Associates Roxana Diaconu, Andreea Banica, Codrina Simionescu, and Anca Badescu.
Clifford Chance Badea’s team was led by Counsel Radu Ropota.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's team included London-based Partners Pierre Marie Boury and David Gottlieb, Counsel Aseet Dalvi, and Associates Andrew Hurwitz, James Healy, and Sarah Haddad, with assistance from US-based Partner Jason Factor and Counsel Jim Corsiglia.