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Trafigura raises $1.2 bln via syndicated loan

SINGAPORE, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Commodities trader Trafigurasaid on Wednesday it has raised $1.24 billion via a syndicatedrevolving credit- and term-loan facility.

The funds will be used for general corporate purposes, acompany spokesperson said.

Trafigura said 29 banks committed to the facility. Australiaand New Zealand Banking Group, Standard Chartered Bank, WestpacBanking Corp, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, NationalAustralia Bank, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp and Sumitomo MitsuiBanking Corp were the lead arrangers and bookrunners.

(Reporting by Manolo Serapio Jr.; Editing by MuralikumarAnantharaman)

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