Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX/NYSE: TRI) signed a new US$2 billion revolving credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders that included Barclays Capital, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets and RBS Securities Inc. The lenders are extending credit in the form of Global Tranche revolving loans and working capital facilities totaling US$650 million. The lenders are also extending credit in the form of Canadian Tranche revolving loans and working capital facilities totaling US$1.35 billion.
The purpose of the credit facility is to provide liquidity in connection with Thomson Reuters commercial paper program and for other general corporate purposes.
Thomson Reuters was represented by Marc Gold, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Securities, and by Torys LLP, with a team that included Tom Zverina and Nadine Rockman Katz.
The Administrative Agents and the Arrangers were represented by Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, with a team that included James Cooper and Bomi Lee.