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REFILE-KKR plays both sides on Sedgwick Claims buyout

12 Oct 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (LPC) - KKR Capital Markets is arranging a leveraged financing that will back the US$6.7bn sale of one of its portfolio companies, insurance services provider Sedgwick, as private equity firms continue to boost their lending capabilities.

Opportunistic loan refinancings follow success of jumbo deals

28 Sep 2018

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (LPC) - At least six US companies launched opportunistic leveraged loan repricing deals this week after the successful conclusion of a trio of massive buyout loans revealed huge unsatisfied investor demand for floating rate assets in a rising interest rate environment.

Refinitiv, Akzo buyouts hand more ammunition to private equity firms

22 Sep 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

20 Sep 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.

Refinitiv loan increased, pricing and documents tweaked

18 Sep 2018

LONDON (LPC) - The term loan financing backing private equity firm Blackstone’s purchase of a 55% stake in Refinitiv, Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk (F&R) division has been increased to US$9.25bn from US$8bn and the high-yield bonds have been reduced.

U.S. investors take initiative on Refinitiv

14 Sep 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - The US$13.5bn buyout financing for Refinitiv, the financial data and technology division of Thomson Reuters, has had a strong response from the US loan and bond markets, resulting in an oversubscription and potentially lower pricing.

Refinitiv's $8 billion buyout loan oversubscribed

13 Sep 2018

LONDON (LPC) - The $8 billion term loan backing Blackstone’s purchase of a 55% stake in Refinitiv, Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk (F&R) division is oversubscribed and is expected to price at the tight end of guidance after a strong response from the US market, bankers said.

Carlyle hires Broadbent for new debt financing group

07 Sep 2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - Carlyle Group has hired Tim Broadbent, the former head of US leveraged loan syndicate at Barclays, to lead a new group that will provide issuers and financial sponsors with capital markets advice.

UPDATE 1-MOVES-Carlyle hires Broadbent for new debt financing group

07 Sep 2018

NEW YORK, Sept 7 (LPC) - Carlyle Group has hired Tim Broadbent, the former head of US leveraged loan syndicate at Barclays, to lead a new group that will provide issuers and financial sponsors with capital markets advice.

Jumbo deals push U.S. buyout loans over US$100 billion

07 Sep 2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - A pair of huge loans backing the buyouts of Refinitiv, Thomson Reuters Finance & Risk division, and Akzo Nobel’s specialty chemicals business hit the Transatlantic loan markets after Labor day, pushing year-to-date volume over US$100bn along with other jumbo loans in the pipeline.

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