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Monday, 18 December 2017

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  • Antares Capital logo

    Antares’ US$13.9bn deal includes jumbo asset-backed loan

    Loans | 31 July 2015

    Antares Capital is in the market with US$13.9bn of senior secured credit facilities backing its sale to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

  • Antares Capital logo

    Antares shops US$13.9bn buyout deal

    Loans | 24 July 2015

    Antares Capital is lining up a US$13.9bn financing package that backs Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s purchase of the middle-market sponsor finance platform from General Electric Capital and raises funds for future growth.

  • Aetna sign

    Aetna bridge is second biggest this year

    Loans | 10 July 2015

    Health insurer Aetna is lining up a US$16.2bn bridge loan to fund its acquisition of smaller rival Humana, which is the first multi-billion M&A loan of the second half of 2015 and the second largest acquisition bridge loan so far this year.

  • Dome of the US Capitol

    House subcommittee holds hearing on BDC legislation

    Loans | 26 June 2015

    The US House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing this week to discuss draft legislation aimed at modernising regulatory oversight of the Business Development Company industry.

  • Efforts on to reform BDC industry

    BDC legislation sees renewed traction

    Loans | 12 June 2015

    Legislative efforts to allow Business Development Company funds the use of more leverage to invest in small and mid-sized private US companies, enabling them to extend more capital and enhance returns, are gaining traction again after an earlier bill lost momentum in 2014.

  • ​CPPIB creates mid-market powerhouse with GE unit buy

    Loans | 12 June 2015

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s US$12bn acquisition of GE Capital’s sponsor finance business vaults Canada’s largest pension fund into the top tier of US middle market lenders, market participants said.

  • Epicor Software logo

    Chasing the highs

    Loans | 29 May 2015

    Jefferies has led at least seven acquisition and dividend leveraged loans for US companies since April totalling US$5bn as the investment bank continues to profit at the expense of regulated banks, which are unable to lend to deals that US regulators deem risky.

  • Compusearch Software Systems logo

    Middle market yields tighten as supply lags in 2015

    Loans | 08 May 2015

    Middle market institutional term loan yields fell below 6% in May for the first time since June 2014 as low loan supply fails to satisfy insatiable investor demand for new paper.

  • GE Capital logo

    Into the breach

    Loans | 17 April 2015

    General Electric Co’s plans to sell the bulk of its finance unit, GE Capital, will create opportunities for lenders in the competitive world of US middle-market leveraged loans as a dominant player in commercial lending and sponsor finance leaves the field.

  • UnitedHealth

    Quarter starts with jumbo US M&A loans

    Top News | 02 April 2015

    A trio of large US acquisition loans has got second-quarter M&A volume off to a cracking start, after vigorous activity in the health sector pushed first-quarter M&A volume to US$103bn.