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Alasdair Reilly

Olam opens up positive incentive loans for digital growth

Apr 05 2019

LONDON, April 5 (LPC) - Singapore-headquartered agribusiness Olam International has secured an innovative new type of corporate loan that links pricing to the borrower’s progress towards its digital transformation.

UPDATE 1-EMEA syndicated loans plummet in uncertain first quarter

Mar 28 2019

LONDON, March 28 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of US$125bn in the first three months of 2019 is the lowest quarterly volume in nearly a decade, as political and economic worries continue to curb borrowers' appetite, LPC data shows.

EMEA syndicated loans plummet in uncertain first quarter

Mar 28 2019

LONDON, March 28 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of US$125bn in the first three months of 2019 is the lowest quarterly volume in nearly a decade, as political and economic worries continue to curb borrowers' appetite, LPC data shows.

MOVES-EBRD appoints Kleboth as head of loan syndications

Feb 11 2019

LONDON, Feb 11 (LPC) - Christian Kleboth has been appointed head of loan syndications at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

REFILE-EMEA lending rises to US$1.05trn in 2018

Jan 03 2019

LONDON, Jan 3 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2018 broke the trillion dollar mark for the first time in three years as volume rose 17.4% to US$1.05trn due to increased refinancing activity and stable levels of M&A financing, according to LPC data.

Boston Scientific backs BTG offer with £3.3bn bridge loan

Nov 21 2018

LONDON, Nov 21 (LPC) - US medical device maker Boston Scientific is backing its recommended cash offer for UK-based BTG plc with a £3.3bn (US$4.22bn)bridge loan from Barclays Bank.

Boston Scientific backs BTG offer with £3.3bn bridge loan

Nov 20 2018

LONDON, Nov 20 (LPC) - US medical device maker Boston Scientific is backing its recommended cash offer for UK-based BTG plc with a £3.3bn bridge loan from Barclays Bank.

REFILE-EMEA syndicated lending robust at US$680bn this year

Oct 03 2018

LONDON, Oct 1 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in the first three quarters of 2018 was flat compared with the same period last year, reaching US$680bn, according to LPC data.

Loan market embraces technology but queries cost

Sep 27 2018

LONDON, Sept 27 (LPC) - Europe’s syndicated loan market is on the brink of a technological revolution which will increase its speed and efficiency as banks continue to modernise, but questions remain over its implementation and cost.

Italian loan pricing rising as banks' funding costs climb

Aug 24 2018

LONDON, Aug 24 (LPC) - Pricing on syndicated loans for Italian companies is rising as political uncertainty pushes Italian banks' funding costs higher after the formation of an EU-sceptic coalition government in June.

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