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Sigma-Aldrich Initiates $200M Credit Facility for European Business

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich has initiated a $200-million credit facility in Europe that will mature in seven years, the company said today.
 
The company said it will use the cash from the multi-currency revolving facility in its European operations for general purposes, including possible acquisitions.
 
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UJF are co-leaders and bookrunners for a group of seven banks involved in the deal.

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