Allen & Overy has advised Total Gabon, an affiliate of longstanding client Total, on a $300m (£193m) revolving facility. Société Générale advised on the financial aspects of the facility.
The international mandated lead arrangers (MLAs) included Natixis (who also acted as documentation bank and facility agent), Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (who also acted as security agent), BNP Paribas (who also acted as account bank), Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Local MLAs in Gabon included BGFI Bank and Union Gabonaise de Banque.
Paris-based banking partner Tim Scales led the transaction for Allen & Overy, supported by senior associate Antoine Haddad and junior associate Räissa Bambara.
A team from Herbert Smith Freehills advised the MLAs, led by partner Louis de Longeaux, supported by Mathilde de Sampigny and Orane Mikolajayk.