ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Jan 2016In January 2016, the government of Germany announced a change in private-sector financial support.
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On 12 January 2016, the German Eximbank KfW announced it concluded with the Italian bank UniCredit a refinancing loan for the German rail logistics company VTG Aktiengesellschaft.
A 300 million EUR (3-year maturity), a 400 million EUR (5 years) and a 500 million EUR (7 years) loans will allow the company to refinance its outstanding loans. According to the press release, the company will be able to save 10 million EUR annually.
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