MedLife, the leading private healthcare provider in Romania, has obtained a refinancing and an increase by EUR 50.7 million of existing credit facilities, now totalling EUR 228 million.
Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații advised the banking syndicate consisting of Banca Comercială Romană, as coordinator and lender, Raiffeisen Bank, BRD Groupe Société Générale, Banca Transilvania, ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam Sucursala București and Erste Group Bank AG, as lenders, in making available an additional EUR 50.7 million credit facility to MedLife Group. The new funds are part of a EUR 228 million syndicated loan and will be dedicated to strengthening and streamlining the Group’s business.
A team from Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații led by Mihai Dudoiu (Partner) provided legal assistance to the financing banks throughout the entire project. Sergiu Negreanu (Managing Associate) and Sorina Ștefoni (Associate) were also part of the team.
“We are pleased to have successfully completed this new phase of the MedLife Group financing project, in which we have been involved for more than five years. It is a complex transaction (not only in terms of the credit facility amount), since it is a club financing involving six of the leading banks active on the local market and more than 20 companies as borrowers”, said Mihai Dudoiu, Partner at Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații.
Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații has an experienced team of banking and finance lawyers providing legal assistance to national and international commercial banks, investment banks, development banks, leasing companies and other financial institutions active in Romania or interested in investing in Romania. Its lawyers have been involved in hundreds of financing projects worth tens of billions of euros, and the firm’s work in this field has been acknowledged in top international rankings such as IFLR 1000, Legal 500, etc.