Linklaters Advises Marfrig on $535 Million Syndicated Term Loan

Linklaters has advised Marfrig Global Foods S.A., a global leader in the production of hamburger meat patties and one of the largest beef producers in the world, in connection with a $535 million syndicated term loan. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. served as Sole Lead Arranger and Bookrunner and NBM US Holdings, Inc., MARB BONDCO PLC, Marfrig Holdings (Europe) B.V., Marfrig NBM Holdings Limited, and Marfrig Overseas Limited served as guarantors. Linklaters continues to advise Marfrig and its subsidiaries on a range of banking, capital markets, and corporate matters. 

The Linklaters transaction team was led by Partner Matthew Poulter in São Paulo. The Americas team also included Banking Partner Philip Lee, and Associates Thomas Lemouche and Caroline Aguiar

In London, the team included Banking Partner Edward Chan and Tax Partner Rhian Parker, with banking support from Managing Associate Bobby Butcher, and Associates Maximilian Dyck, Natasha Davies, and Malika Chadha. 

In Amsterdam, the team included Banking Partner Mees Roelofs, with banking support from Associates Yenny Mak and Karel Nihom. 

Linklaters has practiced in Latin America for decades and was one of the first international firms to open an office in Brazil in 1997. With a growing team of Latin America-focused lawyers across the firm’s New York, Washington, D.C., and São Paulo offices, and the recent launch of Linklaters’ Mexico Group, the firm continues to increase its presence in the region and deepen existing relationships with leading local law firms. Linklaters is highly ranked across key Latin America legal directories, including Chambers, Legal 500, and Latin Lawyer. The practice also recently won two Bonds & Loans Deal of the Year awards