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Ohorongo Cement financial restructuring

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Funding for Ohorongo Cement is being restructured to come more from Namibia rather than from sources such as the German Development Bank and Industrial Development Corporation. RMB Namibia, a division of FNB Namibia Limited, has been appointed as mandated lead arranger in the restructuring. The bank provided bridge funding of N$290 million to allow Ohorongo Cement to settle its European bank debt, then extended a further N$350 million long-term load to make the project fully funded from within Namibia. The Development Bank of Namibia also has an increased stake in the company and FNB Namibia provided a N$100 million working capital facility for the plant start-up.

Ohorongo Cement was launched in 2010 by Schwenk Zement International and is described as one of the cornerstones of Namibia’s ‘Growth at Home’ and industrialisation strategies. Namibia is experiencing double-digit growth in construction and large capital projects.

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