NautaDutilh assisted Raizen Fuels Finance S.A., as issuer on its USD 500 million 5.3% senior notes offering which successfully closed on 20th January. The issuer is part of the Brazilian Raizen group, the world largest individual producer of sugar cane. The Raizen group also operates a network of more than 5,800 Shell-branded stations in Brazil.
Underwriters were Citigroup, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Santander and Banco Bradesco.
NautaDutilh advised Raizen on all Luxembourg law aspects of the deal, alongside Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP who was acting as Raizen's US and Brazilian counsel. The Underwriters were represented by White & Case.
The Luxembourg team was led by Josée Weydert assisted by Arnaud Joseph, Joanna Bolanowska, Christophe Joosen and Audrey Derep.