On behalf of Demir-Halk Bank (Nederland), mandated lead arrangers ABN Amro, American Express Bank GmbH, BayernLB, Commerzbank, Dresdner Bank, Erste Bank, Trkiye Halk Bankasi, HSH Nordbank, RZB, Wachovia Bank, WestLB, London, and WGZ-Bank are working on a one-year US$180mn term loan facility to finance the borrower’s trade-related transactions.

ABN Amro, Commerzbank and WestLB are joint bookrunners.

The margin is Libor + 0.25% per year.

Rotterdam-based DHB Bank was established as a Turkish-owned commercial bank under Dutch law in 1992. With 13 business locations in four countries, DHB offers banking services across four core business lines, namely consumer banking, corporate banking, correspondent banking, and treasury activities.