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Friday, 21 September 2018

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  • US Loan House: Barclays

    US Loan House: Barclays

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Barclays started to build its US leveraged franchise in 2006 by hand-picking staff from competitors and a decade later is a powerhouse in leveraged and investment-grade financing. For cementing a leading position among US banking titans, Barclays is IFR’s US Loan House of the Year.

  • US Loan: Molson Coors Brewing’s US$12.3bn acquisition loan

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    In November 2015, Molson Coors Brewing announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Anheuser-Busch InBev to purchase SABMiller’s 58% stake in Miller Coors, the joint venture formed in the US by SABMiller and Molson Coors in 2008.

  • Corporate Issuer: Dell

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Junk-rated Dell sold a US$20bn investment-grade M&A bond. It was the fourth-largest corporate bond ever – but just one piece of a highly creative US$38bn fundraising effort that is IFR’s Corporate Issuer of the Year.

  • Americas Loan House: Barclays

    Americas Loan House: Barclays

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Barclays started to build its US leveraged franchise in 2006 by hand-picking staff from competitors and a decade later is a powerhouse in leveraged and investment-grade financing. For cementing a leading position among US banking titans, Barclays is IFR’s Americas Loan House of the Year.

  • North America Loan: Molson Coors Brewing’s US$12.3bn acquisition loan

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    In November 2015, Molson Coors Brewing announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Anheuser-Busch InBev to purchase SABMiller’s 58% stake in Miller Coors, the joint venture formed in the US by SABMiller and Molson Coors in 2008.

  • Americas Financing Package: Dell's US$38bn M&A financing

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Junk-rated Dell sold a US$20bn investment-grade M&A bond. It was the fourth-largest corporate bond ever – but just one piece of a highly creative US$38bn fundraising effort that is IFR’s US Financing Package of the Year.

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    Broadcom lines up US$6.5bn for Brocade buy

    Top News | 11 November 2016

    Six banks will be providing a US$6.5bn financing backing chipmaker Broadcom’s acquisition of Brocade, a maker of networking switches, software and storage products.

  • AT&T logo

    AT&T’s US$40bn loan lifts market

    Top News | 28 October 2016

    AT&T’s plan to buy Time Warner for US$85.4bn in the biggest global acquisition of the year will bring the second-largest bridge loan for a US company to a market hungry for M&A loans.

  • Tins of Abbott Laboratories milk powder

    Abbott rouses slumbering market

    Top News | 29 April 2016

    Abbott Laboratories has provided the sluggish investment-grade loan market with a timely boost, having agreed a US$17.2bn bridge loan to back its US$25bn acquisition of medical device-maker St Jude Medical.

  • Noble Group logo

    Noble seeks jumbo secured loan

    Loans | 11 March 2016

    Embattled commodity trader Noble Group has turned to the US loan market for a US$2.5bn one-year borrowing-base revolving credit facility to refinance debt due later this year.