Buyout Financing

Dynacast Places $750M LBO Loans Package

Dynacast International has allocated $750 million in first- and second-lien loans to fund its acquisition by two private-equity sponsors.

Charter NEX Films Flexes on Final Loan Terms

The first- and second-lien tranches of a $430 million buyout loans proposal from Charter NEX Films has reverse flexed under final terms, according to reports, with lender commitments due end of day Thursday.

PODS Finalizes Terms of $610M Buyout Package

A seven-year, $410 million first-lien term loan B was priced at Libor plus 425 bps with a 99.5 cents on the dollar original issue discount, per reports. A $150 million second-lien loan, maturing in 2023, has a final margin of Libor plus 825 bps with a 99-cent OID.

CommScope Gains $3B Debt Commitment for TE Deal

JPMorgan heads a bookrunner group that is backing $3 billion in loans and notes for CommScope, which is acquiring the network business solutions business of TE Connectivity. A $1.5 billion term loan B offering was launched Thursday by CommScope.

Five Loans Totaling $2.1B Completed

Five corporate borrowers with syndicated loan issues totaling $2.1 billion have allocated this week, according to KDP Investment Advisors, including a $600 million buyout loan offer that Presidio Inc. was able to close after pulling out of plans for a companion high-yield bond issue this week.

IPC Price Flexes $925M Loans Proposal

Lender commitments have been extended to Wednesday for a $925 million loans proposal that trading communications firm IPC Corp. finalized this week with an upward price flex and reduced tenor favorable to investors.

Digital River Proposes $345M Loan Package

Global e-commerce and payment processing firm Digital River Inc. has launched a $345 million loan proposal that will help fund its acquisition by private equity sponsor Siris Capital

Price Talk Emerges for SIG’s €2.27B Loans Proposal

After initial discussions with lenders in New York today, price talk is ranging from 450 to 475 bps over both Libor and Euribor rates for a €1.97 billion euro-equivalent seven-year term loan and a €300 million, five-year revolver. The term loan will be divided into currently unspecified Euro- and U.S. dollar-denominated tranches.

TransFirst Sets Terms on $1.02B Loan

TransFirst Holdings has shifted some borrowings to the first-lien tranche of its $1.02 billion loan package which had final terms that priced at talk on Monday.

Toms Shoes Finalizes $366.5M Loan Terms

Toms Shoes came to final terms on an upsized $366.5 million loan proposal, after tightening the discount being offered for first-lien facilities that will be used to fund a 50% acquisition of the company by Bain Capital.


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