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Allen & Overy advises Royal FrieslandCampina on EUR 300 million “green” Schuldschein loans

11 April 2016

Allen & Overy has advised Royal FrieslandCampina in connection with “green” Schuldschein loans in a total amount of EUR 300 million.
Proceeds from the Schuldschein loans will be used for financing the reduction of the environmental footprint of the global operations of Royal FrieslandCampina in accordance with its sustainability and CSR policy as part of its route2020 strategy.

With annual revenue of 11.3 billion euro Royal FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s largest dairy companies. Every day Royal FrieslandCampina provides millions of consumers all over the world with food that is rich in valuable nutrients from milk. 

“Allen & Overy is a regular adviser of Royal FrieslandCampina. We are very pleased to have advised Royal FrieslandCampina in respect of its debut “green” Schuldschein transaction. The transaction underpins that the German Schuldschein market, a cornerstone of the developping European Private Placement Market, continues to be an attractice source of funding also for non-German borrowers” states Allen & Overy Partner Dr. Neil George Weiand.

The Allen & Overy team comprised partner Dr. Neil George Weiand and counsel Dr. Mark Hallett (both banking & finance, Frankfurt).

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