eHi Car Services Announces up to US$150 Million Syndicated Loan FacilitiesSeptember 08, 2016
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SILICON VALLEY, CA — September 9, 2016 — O’Melveny represented eHi Car Services Limited in a syndicate loan facility of US$150 million, which consists of an initial facility of US$110 million and a fully subscribed greenshoe facility of US$40 million. Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch is acting as the original mandated lead arranger of the loan facilities and the lenders consist of East West Bank, Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, China CITIC Bank International Limited, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Xuhui Sub-Branch, CTBC Bank Co., Ltd., and China Merchants Bank Shanghai Nan Xi Sub-Branch.
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The following release was issued by eHi:
eHi Car Services Announces up to US$150 Million Syndicated Loan Facilities
SHANGHAI, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- eHi Car Services Limited ("eHi" or the "Company") (EHIC), a leading car rentals and car services provider in China, today announced that the Company has entered into an up to US$150 million syndicated loan facility agreement.
This loan facility agreement provides an up to US$150 million credit line to the Company, including an initial facility of US$110 million and a greenshoe facility of up to US$40 million, which has received written commitments for a full subscription. The loan facilities have a three-year term and will be repaid in installments. The interest margin is priced at 350 basis points per annum over LIBOR. Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch is acting as the original mandated lead arranger of the loan facilities. The proceeds of the loan facilities will be used for repaying certain existing indebtedness with high interest rates, funding capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes of the Company.
About eHi Car Services Limited
eHi Car Services Limited (EHIC) is China's No. 1 car services provider and No. 2 car rentals provider in terms of market share by revenues in 2013, according to Frost & Sullivan. The Company's mission is to provide comprehensive mobility solutions as an alternative to car ownership by best utilizing existing resources and sharing economy to create optimal value. eHi distinguishes itself in China's fast-growing car rental and car services market through its complementary business model, customer-centric corporate culture, broad geographic coverage, efficient fleet management, leading brand name, and commitment to technological innovation. eHi is the exclusive strategic partner in China of Enterprise, the largest car rental company in the world, and is the designated and preferred business partner of Ctrip, a leader in the online travel agency industry in China. For more information regarding eHi, please visit http://en.1hai.cn.
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