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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Jonathan Schwarzberg' s stories

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  • A Petco store

    Petco’s financing joins US$14bn pipeline

    Loans | 27 November 2015

    A debt financing of around US$3bn backing CVC Capital Partners’ and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s US$4.6bn acquisition of Petco Animal Supplies is joining a US$14bn pipeline of US leveraged buyout loans that are waiting to be sold after a US$5.5bn deal for data storage provider Veritas was

  • A Petco store

    Six banks provide commitments to back US$4.6bn Petco buyout

    Capital City | 23 November 2015

    (TRLPC) - A group of six banks has agreed to provide financing commitments to back retail chain Petco Animal Supplies Inc’s US$4.6bn buyout by CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CCPIB), according to a statement.

  • Carlyle Group offices in Washington

    UPDATE – Funding for Carlyle LBO of Veritas falls apart

    Capital City | 17 November 2015

    Funding for the largest leveraged buyout of the year fell apart Tuesday when banks pulled the US$4.8bn bond-and-loan package for Carlyle’s buyout of Veritas due to lackluster investor interest.

  • Veritas logo

    Banks make changes to Veritas' US$4.84bn buyout debt

    Capital City | 12 November 2015

    (IFR/TRLPC) - The banks arranging a US$4.84bn financing package backing the buyout of US data storage provider Veritas have made substantial changes to the loans and bonds after uptake on a dollar loan was weaker than expected, banking sources said.

  • A Dell laptop computer is seen in New York

    Banks’ technology exposure rises

    Loans | 06 November 2015

    US investors’ exposure limits for the technology sector are being tested after three loans totalling US$13.8bn hit the market in recent weeks, with another massive deal looming to finance computer titan Dell’s US$67bn acquisition of EMC Corp.

  • OM Group logo

    Banks still shopping OM loan after buyout closes

    Loans | 30 October 2015

    A US$575m financing backing private equity company Apollo Global Management’s US$1bn buyout of industrial manufacturer OM Group has yet to be syndicated, even though the acquisition closed last week.

  • Concordia Healthcare logo

    ​Concordia concessions show pharma loans under pressure

    Loans | 23 October 2015

    Banks arranging US$1.865bn-equivalent of leveraged acquisition loans for pharmaceutical company Concordia Healthcare had to offer heavy discounts and other concessions to attract investors as this part of the US healthcare sector continues to be pummelled.

  • A Dell laptop computer is seen in New York

    Dell lines up US$49.5bn for EMC

    Top News | 16 October 2015

    Computer giant Dell has lined up a debt package of up to US$49.5bn to finance its planned acquisition of EMC, the second largest M&A financing on record.

  • Concordia Healthcare logo

    Concordia shifts focus to loan market

    Capital City | 15 October 2015

    Concordia Healthcare will rely more on the loan market to fund its US$3.5bn acquisition of Amdipharm Mercury (AMCo) after banks were unable to sell a high-yield bond to help finance the deal.

  • Concordia Healthcare logo

    Concordia looks to loan market to fund acquisition

    Capital City | 15 October 2015

    Concordia Healthcare will be relying more on the loan market to fund its US$3.5bn acquisition of Amdipharm Mercury (AMCo) after banks were unable to sell a high-yield bond that was intended to help finance the deal.