Bilateral Credit Facilities As of June 30, 2015, the Company`s bilateral credit facilities consisted of: F-9 James Hardie Industries plc Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Continued) The amount used under the combined bilateral credit facilities was 30. June 2015 and March 31, 2015 at $60.0 million and $75.0 million. The main advantage of bilateral lending is that the Bank offers relatively independent, flexible and tailored systems for borrowers. 2) Borrowers with a high reputation in the sector, whose operating capacity as well as financial and technical strength are recognized by most banks. As a general rule, renewable facilities require minimum termination times before an amount is advanced, and a bank can set lower caps and limits for the amount that can be withdrawn at any time. A bank can also impose a repayment plan and the commitment fee can be significant. The main difference between a syndicated loan and a bilateral loan is the number of parties to the transaction. A bilateral loan can only be for two parties, while a syndicated loan includes several lenders. In the case of a syndicated loan, the lead manager, the underwriter, the Bookrunner and the agent are the main players in the transaction.
Business loans fall into two broad categories of loans; Bilateral loans and syndicated loans. The difference between bilateral and syndicated loans is the number of lenders involved. Bilateral loans involve a single lender, while syndicated loans have several lenders. A bilateral loan is a loan made by a single loan to a borrower under a loan agreement. Our bank lawyers have extensive experience in working on both sides of transactions and can advise you competently whether you are a borrower, lender, investor or bank. Such agreements will enable EDB to finance projects in conjunction with other international financial organizations. A bilateral loan is a loan from an individual loan to a borrower. Bilateral loans are made under bilateral facility agreements and are generally simpler than syndicated loans. The distinguishing feature of a bilateral loan is that it is a loan from a single source.
However, several borrowers may participate in a bilateral facility and, for some transactions, a borrower may have two or more bilateral loan agreements with different lenders. In addition, the EDB is actively developing commercial financing operations and has entered into a series of agreements with international banks to provide financing from international export credit agencies. In March 2011, EDB joined major international financial institutions by signing a framework cooperation agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and other international institutions such as the Development Bank of Austria (OeEB), the Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), the Belgian Investment Corporation for Developing Countries (BIO), the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), the Islamic Society for Private Sector Development (CIB). , Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), German Investment and Development Company (DEG), Dutch Development Bank (FMO), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), French Investment and Promotion Company for Economic Cooperation (Proparco), Development Export Canada (EDC) and Black Sea and Trade Bank (BSTDB). The Bank actively attracts capital by developing its relationships with international counterparties. In December 2006, EDB received its first syndicated loan of $150 million. Subsequently, the Bank obtained two additional syndicated loans and five bilateral loans.