Clearwater International advises Carl Zeiss on €400m debt refinancing

Clearwater International acted as sole financial adviser to Carl Zeiss AG on the structuring of a revolving credit facility (self-arranged club deal) with a volume of €400m and a tenor of five years

On behalf of Carl Zeiss AG, Clearwater International has structured a revolving credit facility with a volume of €400m and a tenor of 5 years with several international financing institutions. The facility was set up as a self-arranged club deal, leading to a highly competitive process, favourable conditions and minimal arrangement costs.

Carl Zeiss AG, headquartered in Oberkochen, offers innovate solutions for the future-oriented markets of medical and research solutions, industrial solutions, vision care and lifestyle products. With sales of approx. €3bn and approx. 24.000 employees the group is today a global leader in the optical and opto-electronic industries.