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2008-10-15 09:00:26

GE Commercial Finance Corporate Lending today announced a $100 million increase in senior secured financing for Severstal Columbus, a next generation steel mill based in Columbus, MS. This increase in funds brings the total project financing for the company, formerly known as SeverCorr, to $577.5 million. GE Capital Markets arranged the transaction as co-lead arranger. The loan will be used to expand the mill, doubling its steel producing capacity to 3 million tons per year. The...

2008-09-01 03:00:18

By Harris, Linda OAO Severstal Inc., the Russian steelmaker aiming to increase its toehold in the U.S. steel industry, has completed its acquisition of Esmark Inc., a deal that includes Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel. Severstal purchased nearly 39 million Esmark shares - about 94 percent - prior to the Aug. 4 deadline. The acquisition cost Severstal $775 million plus nearly a half million-dollars more in debts and loans it assumed as part of the deal. The new company will be known as...

2008-08-04 03:00:19

By Northway, Wally Airports must diversify, find a niche outside of the airline industry to ensure financial stability. And with the current shaky economy and high fuel prices, all contributing to a faltering airline industry that is still trying to recover from 9/11, that strategy has never been more critical for airports than now. That is the message Mike Hainsey, A.A.E" and Nick Ardillo Jr. have been delivering of late. Hainsey is the current executive director of the Golden Triangle...

2008-06-27 00:02:26

Russian metals and mining company OAO Severstal announced Wednesday it has an agreement to buy West Virginia-based Esmark Inc. for $19.25 per share. Including the assumption of debt and loans, that puts the value of the deal at $1.25 billion. Esmark has been at the center of a bidding war between Severstal and India's Essar Steel Holdings. While management had labeled Essar's offer superior, the United Steelworkers union was backing a buyout by Severstal. Esmark issued a statement urging...

2008-06-26 06:02:52

By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun Jun. 26--Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal emerged yesterday as the apparent winner in a takeover fight for West Virginia-based Esmark Inc., agreeing to buy the steelmaker for $775 million plus debt in a deal that could boost production at Sparrows Point. The deal comes just seven weeks after Severstal completed its purchase of the Baltimore County steel mill from ArcelorMittal for $810 million, with promises to invest $500 million to boost output to...

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