Düsseldorf Airport takes state loan as Hamburg might follow after market slip

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By Mike Turner
19 Jan 2021

Düsseldorf Airport has completed a €250m German state-backed loan, with debt market participants expecting Hamburg Airport to follow suit after being forced to pull its Schuldschein deal last week.

Düsseldorf’s loan comes under state-owned development bank NRW.Bank’s Infrastructure Corona programme, a working capital loan programme set up to mitigate the impact of coronavirus. 

Loans under the programme can be for a maximum of €150m — domestic commercial lenders provided a chunk of the financing to bring the total ...

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