REC signs foreign currency term loan agreement for $100 million

By IndianMandarins- 06 Sep 2023


Gurugram (06.09.2023): REC Limited announced that it has signed a Foreign Currency Term Loan Agreement for $100 Million with Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank). This is the first term loan being extended by Exim Bank to REC. The loan has been tied up for a 5-year tenor and is bench-marked to SOFR (Secured Overnight Financing Rate), which is the benchmark rate for the loans denominated in USD.
The proceeds of the loan will be used towards refinance for on-lending to its borrowers in power, infrastructure and logistics sector for importing capital equipment. The funds will be raised as part of REC's Market Borrowing Programme of Rs. 1.20 lakh crore for the year 2023-24.
Commenting on the occasion, Vivek Kumar Dewangan (IAS: 1993: MN), Chairman and Managing Director, REC Limited said, “We are delighted to partner with Exim Bank of India to bridge the financing needs of power, infrastructure and logistics sector and sign the loan agreement for USD 100 Million, which is the first one amongst us.”

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