Natixis arranges the largest power project refinancing on the French market for Exeltium

Natixis acts as Financial Advisor, Rating Advisor, Mandated Lead Arranger and Co-Hedge Coordinator for the EUR 1.4 billion senior debt refinancing of French virtual power plant Exeltium. 
The operation was achieved through an innovative financing structure, combining two pari passu tranches :

  • a Bank Tranche of EUR 1 billion;
  • a tailored Institutional Tranche of EUR 435 million, secured by Exeltium and bringing together 9 institutional investors.

This refinancing, effective upon drawdown as of June 4th 2015, offers Exeltium a 15-year tenor in line with the project’s duration.