CEMEX’s €500 Million Sustainability-Linked Senior Unsecured Term Loan

October 14, 2022

Cleary Gottlieb represented the lenders in CEMEX’s €500 million syndicated unsecured term loan with an ESG component.

The facility signed on October 7, 2022, and closed on October 14, 2022.

CEMEX intends to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes.

Cleary has been counsel in a number of CEMEX-related matters, including as counsel to the bank steering committees in CEMEX’s restructuring of approximately $15 billion of its debt in 2009 and further restructuring of approximately $7 billion in 2012. Since 2009, Cleary has acted as counsel to initial purchasers in the issuance of more than $20 billion in high-yield bonds and convertible debentures by CEMEX.

CEMEX is one of the largest cement companies in the world based on annual installed cement production capacity and one of the largest ready-mix concrete companies worldwide. CEMEX primarily engages in the production, distribution, marketing, and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and clinker.