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MOVES-HSBC appoints Cahalan to head European leveraged finance

Jul 28 2017

July 28 HSBC has appointed Paul Cahalan as European head of leveraged and acquisition finance, banking sources said.

LPC-Thom Europe scraps €140m dividend to complete loan refi

Jul 26 2017

LONDON, July 26 French jewellery retailer Thom Europe has been forced to scrap plans to pay its private equity owners a €140m dividend after a wider loan refinancing ran into opposition from investors, banking sources said on Wednesday.

MOVES-Bank of Ireland promotes leveraged duo to top roles

Jun 20 2017

June 20 Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking has promoted two bankers to the top of its leveraged finance business, it announced.

LPC-Misys launches US$5.7bn-equivalent jumbo loan

Apr 18 2017

April 18 UK financial software provider Misys has launched a jumbo US$5.7bn-equivalent financing backing its merger with Canadian fintech company DH Corp, banking sources said.

LPC-Pension schemes pour money into European direct lending

Mar 23 2017

LONDON, March 23 Pension schemes are pouring money into European direct lending strategies, fuelling the growth of larger funds and the arrival of new entrants willing to lend to leveraged European middle market companies.

LPC-Euro loans soften on secondary in price crunch pushback

Mar 23 2017

LONDON, March 23 Average bids on low-yielding loans are dropping on Europe’s secondary loan market as investors push back from tightly-priced paper.

MOVES-Kerr to step down from GSO

Feb 20 2017

Feb 20 Alan Kerr is stepping down from his role as senior managing director at Blackstone’s credit arm GSO Capital Partners, the firm said in a statement.

LPC-Sterling loans well-received despite Brexit backdrop

Feb 09 2017

A small flurry of sterling issuers have secured more attractive terms on their leveraged loans in recent weeks, driven by red-hot investor demand heightened by a lack of supply -- all against the background of an uncertain political backdrop as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

LPC-Sterling loans well-received despite Brexit backdrop

Feb 09 2017

Feb 9 A small flurry of sterling issuers have secured more attractive terms on their leveraged loans in recent weeks, driven by red-hot investor demand heightened by a lack of supply -- all against the background of an uncertain political backdrop as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

MOVES-HSBC appoints Doody as global head of leveraged & acquisition finance

Feb 01 2017

Feb 1 JP Morgan veteran Ray Doody is leaving the firm to join HSBC as global head of leveraged and acquisition finance, HSBC confirmed on Wednesday.

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