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  • Charter Communications logo

    Charter lines up US$30bn

    Loans | 05 June 2015

    Charter Communications has lined up US$30.5bn of debt commitments to back its US$56bn acquisition of Time Warner Cable and its US$10.4bn purchase of Bright House Networks.

  • Logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

    Lenders eye Teva’s Mylan bid

    Loans | 15 May 2015

    Loan bankers are looking at Teva Pharmaceutical’s US$40bn unsolicited bid for generic drugmaker Mylan in the hope that a sizeable M&A loan financing will emerge.

  • Charter

    Bankers clamour for giant Charter deal

    Top News | 15 May 2015

    Banks are lining up a debt package of at least US$25bn for cable company Charter Communications, hoping the company will resume its pursuit of Time Warner Cable.

  • P&M: Mizuho expected to hire 200 RBS employees to bolster US franchise

    Ticker | 02 April 2015

    Mizuho is expected to hire around 200 RBS capital markets emp

  • Heinz and Kraft

    Kraft-Heinz mega deal given thumbs up

    Top News | 27 March 2015

    Markets cheered the US$46bn merger between US food giants Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz last week, breathing a sigh of relief that the d

  • Fortescue

    Fortescue may switch loan to bonds

    Top News | 13 March 2015

    Australian iron ore producer Fortescue Resources could move a proposed US$2.5bn leveraged term loan to the high-yield bond market after loan investors pushed back on the deal due to slumping iron ore prices.

  • NXP Semiconductors logo

    AbbVie and NXP boost M&A volumes

    Loans | 13 March 2015

    The loan market received another boost last week as drugmaker AbbVie and semiconductor company NXP boosted US M&A volume to US$152.7bn so far this year, including completed and deals in the pipeline.

  • ONE Gas logo

    ONE Gas lenders reject request to cut borrowing cost

    Loans | 13 March 2015

    ONE Gas, the natural gas distribution arm of diversified US energy company ONEOK Partners, withdrew a request to cut pricing on an existing US$700m revolver after failing to gather sufficient support from lenders as banks take a harder line on lending in a tougher regulatory environment.

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals head offices

    UPDATE: Valeant says committed to financing for Salix

    Capital City | 11 March 2015

    (Adds statement from Valeant)

  • Healthcare keeps M&A ticking

    Loans | 06 March 2015

    Boston Scientific and Cardinal Health have piled onto the healthcare M&A debt bandwagon, joining Acta