Paris, January 9, 2020–Eurazeo, a leading global investment company, has successfully renewed its credit line with a consortium of 13banks. The size of the facility was increased by 50% (the amount rose to €1.5billion, up from €1billion previously), which will be an additional advantage on Eurazeo’s ambitions. The renewal also offers the Group greater visibility over the next five years, with two options to extend the duration each by an additional period of a year, subject to approval by the lenders, therefore resulting in a total duration of seven years.

Furthermore, for the first time in the credit market in EMEA, this new facility has been indexed against ESG performance criteria.

If the criteria are fulfilled, the margin calculation will give rise to savings on fees that Eurazeo has pledged to put toward funding projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, for which the environmental quality and integrity will be guaranteed by the most rigorous labels and certifications. If the criteria are not fulfilled, the additional fees the banks would be entitled to charge Eurazeo would also be allocated to such projects.This innovative financial arrangement reflects a desire to work together to facilitate the emergence of new sustainable financial products.

The operation is fully in line with Eurazeo’s ESG strategy, which strives to combine value creation with social responsibility throughout the entire investment cycle. Eurazeo is the only capital investment firm to be included in five benchmark ESG indices alongside the world’s top performing companies in terms of CSR: Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI), Euronext Vigeo, FTSE4Good, MSCI ESG and Low Carbon Leaders and STOXX Sustainability, Low Carbon and ESG Leaders.

Philippe Audouin, CFO of Eurazeo, stated:“The successful renewal of our credit line demonstrates the trust our banking partners have in Eurazeo. We are also very proud to see Eurazeo become the first capital investment firm to put in place an agreement to redirect a portion of the fees to ESG projects. Eurazeo has long been a pioneer in its market, having integrated CSR considerations into all stages of its investment process back in 2008. As a catalyst of transformation for business, the capital investment market is ideally placed to make a significant contribution.”


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The consortium is made up of the following banks:-as MLAs & Bookrunners: BNP Paribas, Cacib, CIC, Natixis and Société Générale -as MLAs: Banque Palatine, Barclays, CADIF, Citibank, Crédit Lyonnais, Goldman Sachs, Intesa San Paolo, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, NatWest Markets and Royal Bank of Canada,-BNP Paribas as CSR Coordinator, Natixis as bookrunner and Cacib as the underwriter.***

About Eurazeo

Eurazeo is a leading global investment company, with a diversified portfolio of €18billion in assets under management, including €12billion from third parties, invested in over 400 companies. With its considerable private equity, venture capital, real estate, private debt and fund of funds expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all sizes, supporting their development through the commitment of its 235 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term. Eurazeo has offices in Paris, New York, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, London, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Madrid and Berlin

Eurazeo is listed on Euronext Paris.oISIN: FR0000121121 -Bloomberg: RF FP -Reuters: EURA.PA

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