Chadbourne has a market-leading trade finance practice, and our lawyers have extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers in the context of the full range of trade finance transactions and trade-related financial products. We have particular experience in the field of structured trade financing, including with respect to prepayment/pre-export finance, receivables purchase and import finance structures, as well as in trade financings provided, or supported by, development and export credit agencies.
Chadbourne Represents ING Bank N.V. in US$450 Million Syndicated Revolving ACC Pre-Export Finance Credit Facility
Chadbourne represented ING Bank N.V. as mandated lead arranger in relation to a structured US$450 million syndicated revolving ACC pre-export finance credit facility to Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Biosev S.A. and Biosev Bioenergia S.A., guaranteed by Biosev Bioenergia International S.A. The transaction was named “Deal of the Year” by Global Trade Review magazine and “Best Americas Commodities Finance Deal of the Year” by TXF Magazine.
Chadbourne Represents FMO on an up to US$250 Million Structured A/B Pre-Export Finance Facility
Chadbourne represented Dutch bilateral development bank FMO in relation to an up to US$250 million structured A/B pre-export finance facility for Argentine grain exporter Nidera S.A.
Chadbourne Represents Braskem S.A. in US$535 Million Syndicated Structured Trade Credit Facility
Chadbourne represented Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem S.A. in relation to a US$535 million syndicated structured trade credit facility arranged by Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd and HSBC.
Charles Johnson is the head of Chadbourne’s office in São Paulo, Brazil where he has been based since January 2002. Mr. Johnson represents financial institutions, public and private companies, private equity funds and hedge funds on a wide range of financial and commercial transactions. He has ...