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Rubis Terminal Infra SAS Sells Turkish Asset Rubis Terminal Petrol To Transpet

Rubis Terminal Infra SAS sells Turkish asset Rubis Terminal Petrol to Transpet

Iskenderun, Turkey (PortSEurope) January 19, 2022 – France’s Rubis Terminal Infra SAS has completed the sale of Turkish asset Rubis Terminal Petrol to Transpet Petrolcülük ve Enerji A.Ş. following an agreement to sell on December 15, 2021. Rubis Terminal Petrol has a storage capacity of 650,000 m³ dedicated to petroleum products and a 2.3km long jetty. The terminal is strategically located to take advantage of the
Eastern Mediterranean zone’s growing role as a key trading hub. Rubis Terminal is a leading independent storage provider specializing in the storage and handling of bulk liquid products. Transpet is a leading energy group based in Turkey and has strategic plans to develop chemical storage capacities. Bank of America Securities acted as financial advisor to Rubis Terminal. DWF acted as lead legal advisor to Rubis Terminal with the assistance of Dirkzwager legal & tax in the Netherlands and Özkan Gürden Bingöl (OGB) in Turkey.  ÜNLÜ & Co acted as financial advisor to Transpet. Küçük Law Office acted as legal advisor to Transpet. EY acted as financial and tax due diligence advisor, and TÜV Rheinland and Normetic acted as technical due diligence advisors. A press release from Rubis Terminal Infra SAS said: Bruno Hayem, CEO of Rubis Terminal: “This move is consistent with Rubis Terminal’s strategy to focus on Western Europe, reducing volatility of its earnings, and strengthening its portfolio mix towards chemicals, biofuels, and other non-fuel products. We have full confidence that Transpet, using its deep knowledge of the region, will be able to further develop the Terminal. Mehmet Ali İslamoğlu, Board Member of Transpet: “With this acquisition, we are adding a new growth area to our portfolio. We will enrich our activities with this strategically positioned terminal. We aim to appeal to the greater Mediterranean Region and will continue to improve our services for the benefit of our stakeholders, ensuring top-notch operational support both to our existent and future business partners. We will further develop Rubis Terminal Petrol using our expertise in the sector and bringing added value to our clients, Turkey and the greater region.” Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2022.

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