(Reuters) - U.S. companies rushed to bulk up their cash reserves amid market turmoil fueled by the global coronavirus outbreak and a plunge in oil prices.
The following is a list of companies that have announced plans to take on additional loans and extend credit lines:
** Boeing Co BA.N is planning to draw down the rest of a $13.8 billion loan it agreed last month, a source told Reuters on Wednesday, as the coronavirus outbreak adds to pressure on the U.S. planemaker due to the grounding of its 737 MAX jets.
** U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc HLT.N said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday it was planning to draw down the remaining available amount under a $1.75 billion revolving credit line as it grapples with weak global travel.
** Online marketplace eBay Inc EBAY.O announced in a regulatory filing on Wednesday an unsecured $2 billion five-year revolving credit facility.
** Walt Disney Co DIS.N said on Wednesday it entered into a $5.25 billion 364-day credit agreement. In addition, it also announced a new $3 billion five-year credit agreement in a regulatory filing here.
** Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd RCL.N said on Tuesday it increased its credit capacity by $550 million to boost liquidity.
** Chicago-based United Airlines Holdings Inc UAL.O said on Tuesday it had raised $2 billion in new capital to bring liquidity to $8 billion.
** Oreo maker Mondelez International Inc MDLZ.O on Monday announced a $2.5 billion credit facility, in addition to a similar agreement worth $1.5 billion agreed less than two weeks ago.
** Private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc BX.N is asking companies it controls to draw down their credit lines to avoid liquidity crunch, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
** Casino resorts operator Wynn Resorts Ltd WYNN.O is planning to draw down a portion of its $850 million revolving credit line as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic's impact on its revenues, Bloomberg reported here on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur
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