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We are the future of rail in Europe!
Alpha Trains has been an investor, owner and manager of rolling stock for more than ten years, during which time we have established an enviable record as a consistent, professional and innovative investor and manager of passenger trains and freight locomotives.
Previously as Angel Trains International and since 01 January 2010 as Alpha Trains we have been both stimulants to and beneficiaries of the liberalisation of the continental European railway market, leading to many ground-breaking deals with both public and private operators.
We believe in the future of rail in Europe and are enthusiastic about providing financial and technical solutions and delivering high quality, modern assets to our customers.
News, Infos & Events
26.03.2015 | AlphaTrains announces the successful closing of its refinancing project
Alpha Trains is pleased to announce that on 26 March 2015 it closed a €1.25bn refinancing of existing bank debt facilities. The €1.25bn of new debt facilities are split between €1.125bn senior debt and €125m junior debt.
The €1.125bn of drawn senior debt has been raised by a newly incorporated wholly owned Alpha Trains group company, Alpha Trains Finance SA. The senior debt is rated Baa2 by Moody’s and BBB by Fitch and comprises:
€350m public bond maturing in 2025 (expected maturity date), listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange; €250m of institutional term loans with maturities between 2027 and 2030; and €525m of term bank loans with tenors of between five and seven years.
The €125m seven-year junior loan has been raised by Alpha Trains Holdco Sarl, an intermediate holding company.
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06.03.2015 | Publication of Prospectus and Announcement of Investor Meetings
Alpha Trains Finance SA (the "Company")
Publication of Prospectus and Announcement of Investor Meetings
Monday 9th March 2015
The following Prospectus has been approved by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and is available for viewing:
A prospectus dated 6 March 2015 (the "Prospectus") relating to the €5,000,000,000 Multicurrency Programme for the issuance of Bonds, by Alpha Trains Finance S.A. as Issuer and Alpha Trains Holdco II S.à r.l. and selected subsidiaries as guarantors thereunder. To view...
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01.08.2014 | Alpha Trains successfully closes the financing through a sale and lease back transaction of 35 passenger trains from Veolia Verkehr (Transdev Group)
Alpha Trains closed on July 31st 2014 with debt financing provided by Credit Agricole CIB and DVB Bank, as Mandated Lead Arrangers the approx. Euro 200m sale and lease back from Veolia Verkehr of 35 Stadler Flirt EMUs. The trains are operated in Southern Germany, on the Rosenheim concession, by Veolia Verkehr until December 2025. CACIB is Facility Agent and DVB Bank Security trustee.
The concession is located in a very densely populated and economically thriving area of 2.3m residents, connecting Munich to the main cities of the Southern part of Bavaria and parts of Austria. The...
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