Sullivan Appointed to Advise on 2015 Cocobod Financing

Press Release
June 12, 2015

London, UK – June 12, 2015 – Law firm Sullivan has been appointed to advise Deutsche Bank, as documentation agent, and the lenders in the annual Pre-Export Receivables-Backed Trade Finance Facility for the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod). The deal is due to sign in September 2015.

The proceeds of the Facility will be used to assist Cocobod in meeting its financing needs for the 2015/2016 cocoa crop.

Geoffrey Wynne, head of the Trade & Export Finance Group and Sullivan’s London office, commented: “We are delighted to be appointed again to advise on this significant annual financing, which was very successful last year despite challenging market conditions.”

Geoffrey Wynne is leading the Sullivan team advising Deutsche Bank, supported by London associate Sam Fowler-Holmes.  

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Sullivan’s London office is located at Tower 42 in the heart of the City of London. Details are as follows: 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ, Tel: +44 (0)20 7448 1000.

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