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Refinitiv, Akzo buyouts hand more ammunition to private equity firms

Sep 21 2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - The overwhelming response to the US$13.5bn buyout loan and bond financing for Refinitiv and the similar US$7.6bn debt financing backing Akzo Nobel’s spin-off of its chemicals business looks set to have far-reaching consequences for the debt markets.

Envision’s US$5.05bn loan marks jumbo buyout trio

Sep 20 2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - The US$5.05bn term loan for Envision Healthcare is the third massive leveraged loan to hit the market since September and also looks set to benefit from huge institutional demand which has already seen multibillion buyout loans for Thomson Reuters’ F&R business, Refinitiv, and Akzo Nobel’s Specialty Chemicals business successfully placed.

Johnson Controls International's power solutions sale advancing

Sep 14 2018

LONDON (LPC) - Banks working on a jumbo debt financing of more than US$10bn to back the potential sale of Johnson Controls International Plc’s power solutions business expect two bidders to be shortlisted imminently, banking sources said on Friday.

Johnson Controls Intl's power solutions sale advancing

Sep 14 2018

LONDON (LPC) - Banks working on a jumbo debt financing of more than US$10bn to back the potential sale of Johnson Controls International Plc’s power solutions business expect two bidders to be shortlisted imminently, banking sources said on Friday.

Johnson Controls Intl's power solutions sale advances - bankers

Sep 14 2018

LONDON, Sept 14 (LPC) - Banks working on a jumbo debt financing of more than US$10bn to back the potential sale of Johnson Controls International Plc’s power solutions business expect two bidders to be shortlisted imminently, banking sources said on Friday.

Akbank, Turk Eximbank increase loan pricing

Sep 04 2018

LONDON, Sept 4 (LPC) - Turkey's Akbank and Turk Eximbank have increased pricing on two syndicated loans to encourage international lenders to join the deals, banking sources said on Tuesday, as Turkey's financial crisis shows no sign of abating.

CORRECTED-Crisis threatens Turkish banks' loan refinancing efforts

Aug 16 2018

LONDON, Aug 16 (LPC) - Turkey’s deepening financial crisis is threatening efforts by its banks to refinance existing syndicated loans as financial institutions look likely to bear the brunt of the plunging lira and political turmoil.

Sailing - Thomson targets Vendee-Volvo double as he builds new 'total machine'

Aug 14 2018

GOSPORT, England British sailor Alex Thomson is not only aiming to win the next single-handed Vendee Globe, the 44-year-old has set his sights on the fully-crewed Volvo Ocean Race too after a rule change. | Video

Banks ready $10 billion plus debt deal for Johnson Controls buyout

Aug 01 2018

LONDON (LPC) - Banks are working on debt financing of more than $10 billion to finance the buyout of Johnson Controls International Plc’s power solutions business, banking sources said on Wednesday.

MOVES-William Bishop joins distressed debt specialist SC Lowy

Jul 19 2018

LONDON, July 19 (LPC) - William Bishop has joined international banking and finance group SC Lowy Asset Management (UK) Limited as a senior sourcer, focusing on distressed debt and leveraged loans in their London office.

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