Crédit Agricole CIB involved in nine Marine Money “Deal of the Year” winning deals

Awards & Rankings

Crédit Agricole CIB is delighted to have been involved in 9 transactions that were named “Deal of the Year” in their respective category by Marine Money for the year 2023. These awards illustrate our global support to the Shipping Industry as well as the diversity of financial solutions and advisory services that we can provide our Shipping clients with. 

The awards-winning deals are :

  • Bank Debt Deal of the Year : Genco $500m RCF
    Crédit Agricole CIB role : Lender
  • Bank Debt Deal of the Year : Scorpio Tankers $1bn refinancing
    Crédit Agricole CIB role : Lender
  • Yacht Financing Deal of the Year : The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection $1.0 billion Buyers Credit Facility for 2x Ultra Luxury Yachts
    Crédit Agricole CIB roles : Sole Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger, Lender, Agent
  • M&A Deal of the Year : Crowley and MSIP JV to Advance Offshore Wind Energy
    Crédit Agricole CIB role : Financial Adviser to MSIP
  • Structured Finance Deal of the Year : Höegh LNG Recieves $685 million Senior Secured Credit Facility Split in two Tranches
    Crédit Agricole CIB roles : Sole Bookrunner, Structuring Bank, Hedging Bank, Mandated Lead Arranger, Agent, Security Trustee
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year : Energos Acquisition of Two FSRU's Currently in Germany
    Crédit Agricole CIB roles : Arranger, Sole Syndication Agent
  • Wild Card Deal of the Year : Frontline, CMB, Euronav, Loan facility for Frontline's acquisition of 24 VLCC's, Euronav's refinancing, and the acquisition by CMB.
    Crédit Agricole CIB roles : M&A Adviser to CMB; Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger/Lead Arranger for Euronav
  • Offshore West Export Credit Deal of the Year : Cadeler Sinosure Backed Senior Secured Green Term Loan Facility
    Crédit Agricole CIB role : Lender
  • ESG East Deal of the Year : BW Epic Kosan Refinances 19 Vessels for up to $140 million with Sustainability-Linked Loan
    Crédit Agricole CIB roles : Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger, Lender, Documentation Agent

“No less than 9 x “Deal of the Year” awards is a testament to the commitment of Crédit Agricole CIB, and its teams of bankers and advisers, to the shipping sector. We share most of these honours with other leading shipping banks, again showing the ability of our teams to devise ship financing solutions with the best interest of our clients in mind"

Thibaud Escoffier

Global Head of Shipping Finance and Shipping Sector Head

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