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JSC “Latvian Shipping Company” reaches agreement on loan refinancing


JSC “Latvian Shipping Company” reaches agreement on loan refinancing

december 22, 2016 / Latvian Shipping Company

JSC “Latvian Shipping Company” (LSC) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with the syndicate of three banks on main terms and conditions of the re-financing of the remaining outstanding balance under the existing USD 360 million loan facility with the maturity in June 2017.

The refinancing  will be subject to documentation and conditions that would be set out in definitive agreements. Pending definitive documentation of the agreement, LSC expects to be able to repay the remaining USD 121 million by 30 June, 2022.

 “We are delighted to be able to sign the firm term sheet with the banks today. The new refinancing agreement will, once completed, guarantee a safe and steady cash flow of the LSC group and, at the same time, will allow the company to develop its global business” LSC Chairman of the Board Robert Kirkup reveals, adding that the agreement is subject to the negotiation of remaining terms and conditions.