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Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz advises Südzucker AG on the renewal of a EUR 600 Million Commercial Paper Programme

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Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz advised Südzucker AG on the renewal of a EUR 600 million commercial paper programme. DZ BANK AG is arranger of the programme and ten banks have been appointed as dealers. Deutsche Bank AG acts as issuing and paying agent.

With a sugar production of some 4.5 million tonnes per year, Südzucker AG is the world's largest sugar producer and one of the largest food companies in Germany. The corporation employs some 19,200 employees and is listed in the German SDAX. Furthermore, Südzucker AG is active in the special products and fruit segments while its CropEnergies segment engages in ethanol production. In 2019, the company's annual revenue was at EUR 6.7 million.

Advisors to Südzucker AG: Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Dr. Dietrich F. R. Stiller (Finance, lead), Markus Pfüller (Capital Markets, lead), Philipp von Ploetz, Phillip Kablitz (both Capital Markets).

Cornelius Willer (Head of Corporate Finance & Treasury) led the transaction in-house for Südzucker AG.

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz has been one of the most respected German business law firms for almost one century. With approximately 100 lawyers and offices in Frankfurt am Main, Mannheim, Munich, and Brussels, the firm advises national and international clients on complex legal issues arising in business, in particular in the areas of corporate law, M&A, compliance, finance and capital markets, real estate, insolvency, employment law, antitrust, intellectual property, litigation, tax, private clients and public law.

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