John Driscoll represented Star Brands North America, Inc and Godiva Chocolatier, Inc in connection with a $60 million US/Eurodollar credit facility arranged by Bank Of America London.
Proceeds of the loan will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes as both companies expand operations in North America. Star Brands North America, Inc and Godiva Chocolatier, Inc are members of pladis Global an international group of biscuit and confectionary companies.
pladis Global is owned by Yildiz Holding AS one of the largest companies in Turkey and one of the largest cookie and confectionary companies in the world. Mr. Driscoll is the head of EVW’s Turkish Practice Area and is a founding member of the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce.