The Facilities will be used to refinance the Company's existing US$ 2,325 million Revolving Credit Facilities dated 17th March 2010 as well as for general corporate purposes.
Syndication of the Facilities was launched on 20 January 2011. Trafigura and its subsidiaries form a privately-owned, leading global commodities trading group (the "Group"). With a turnover in 2010 of close to US$ 80 billion Trafigura is one of the world's largest physical commodities trading groups. The Trafigura Group is the world's third largest independent oil trader and the second largest metals trader. Trafigura has been profitable every year since its inception in 1993, demonstrating stable results in addition to strong growth. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a diverse range of raw materials (from oil and refined products to non-ferrous metals, iron ore and coal) to clients around the world. It has a global presence, with 67 offices in 44 countries globally, employing a staff of over 4,000 employees.
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The Royal Bank of Scotland plc Trafigura Beheer B.V.
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