Aviva Investors participation in Rotterdam World Gateway financing

(London) – Aviva Investors announces that it has participated in the refinancing of the Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal in the Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The debt will be fixed rate and matures in 2036, just ahead of concession maturity in the same year.

RWG is one of Europe’s most modern and automated container terminals able to cater for the largest container ships at sea. RWG opened in 2015 with an annual capacity of c. 2.5m TEU and is experiencing strong volume growth. It is owned by global ports operator Dubai Ports World and three global shipping lines.

Darryl Murphy, Head of Infrastructure Debt at Aviva Investors, said:

“We’re delighted to have participated in the Rotterdam World Gateway refinancing, as we continue to strengthen our presence in core transport infrastructure in Europe and the UK.  We have a strong appetite for future investments within the transport sector, seeking opportunities which meet our client’s investment requirements.”

* TEUs: 20 foot equivalent unit which is a standard measure for a container   

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