Homburger advises Alcon on USD 1.32 bn revolving credit facility

Alcon, a renowned eye care product company, in its capacity as borrower and guarantor entered into a USD 1.32 bn revolving credit facilities agreement with, among others, Citibank, London Branch, BNP PARIBAS (SUISSE), Bank of America Europe, Deutsche Bank Luxembourg, GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA, J.P. Morgan Securities, Morgan Stanley Bank International, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and UBS Switzerland each as an arranger and CITIBANK EUROPE, UK BRANCH as agent as part of a syndicate of 17 international banks acting as Original Lenders.

Homburger advised Alcon as Borrower and Guarantor as well as its subsidiary Alcon Pharmaceuticals as Borrower with regard to all legal aspects of the financing transaction. The team is led by partner Frank Gerhard (corporate / M&A. pictured) and comprised Jürg Frick and Nathalie Scherrer (both financing and Investment Products) as well as Stefan Oesterhelt (Tax).