4th Sep, 2023
ofi prices US$125 million US private placement
Singapore Olam Group Limited (“Olam Group”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, olam food ingredients (“ofi”), a global leader in naturally good food and beverage ingredients, has priced a US$125 million issuance of 5-year and 7-year floating rate notes (the “Notes”) via a private placement to US investors. The Notes were issued by Olam Americas LLC (“OAL”), a 100% indirect subsidiary of ofi and comprised of US$25 million 5-year floating rate notes and US$100 million 7-year floating rate notes. Proceeds from the issue of the Notes will be used by OAL and its US affiliates for refinancing existing debt and general corporate purposes. Rabobank acted as the sole placement agent for the transaction.
31st Aug, 2023
ofi secures US$1,750 million sustainability-linked loan
Singapore Olam Group Limited (“Olam Group”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, olam food ingredients (“ofi”), a global leader in naturally good food and beverage ingredients, has secured a multi-tranche sustainability-linked facility aggregating US$1,750 million (the “Facility”). Rishi Kalra, Executive Director and Group CFO of ofi said: “At ofi, sustainability is at the heart of our operations. This Facility complements our strong liquidity position, sustainability efforts and our growth strategy to deliver sustainable, natural, value-added food and beverage ingredients and solutions through a diverse channel mix to customers across the globe.” The Facility has Olam Treasury Pte Ltd as a Borrower. The Facility is initially guaranteed by Olam Group Limited which will transfer to ofi Group Limited following the planned IPO and demerger of ofi. Proceeds from the Facility will be applied towards refinancing of ofi’s existing loa
9th Nov, 2023
Olam Agri and Nutrifoods Support Akosombo Flood Victims
Olam Agri, the country’s leading supply chain manager in agri-commodity, and its sister company, Nutrifoods, a top food manufacturer in Ghana, on Friday, presented a consignment of relief items to flood victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage. In mid-October, the Volta River Authority (VRA) began spilling water from the Akosombo reservoir to protect the dam from overtopping. The influx of large volumes of water has raised levels, causing excessive flooding in several low-lying areas along the Volta River, including, but not limited to, Mepe, Battor, Sogakope, Mafi, Adidome, and Ada.