24 April 2015 I Deals and Cases

Successful Refinancing of the Orange Group

The holding companies of the Orange group Matterhorn Telecom S.A. and Matterhorn Telecom Holding S.A. have successfully placed CHF 450,000,000 3.625% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, € 1,000,000,000 3.875 % Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, € 265,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes and € 250,000,000 4.875 % Senior Notes. The Senior Secured Notes will mature in 2022 and the Senior Notes will mature in 2023. Credit Suisse acted as Global Coordinator and as Joint Bookrunner together with J.P. Morgan, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs International, Société Générale and Natixis.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor of Orange. The Bär & Karrer team included Till Spillmann, Thomas Rohde, Richard Meyer, Michele Bernasconi (Regulatory), Raoul Stocker, Daniel Lehmann und Michael Abegg (all Tax).