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Buyout Financing

Numericable Deal Brings $16B in HY

French cable company Numericable Group S.A. could bring nearly $16 billion in bonds and loans to the market for its acquisition of Vivendi’s telecom subsidiary SFR. Numericable agreed to acquire SFR for €13.5 billion ($18.7 billion) and a 20% stake in the enlarged Numericable Group. The deal would value SFR at approximately €15.6 billion ($21.6 billion).

Price Talk Set for Hearthside’s $675M Loan Offer

According to sources, a $575 million term loan tranche for the bakery and consumer packaged snack good manufacturer is priced between Libor plus 325-350 bps.

Hearthside Launching $675M Buyout Loan

Hearthside Food Solutions is preparing to launch a $675 million first-lien credit facility to help finance its reported $1.1 billion buyout by Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital Partners, according to sources.

Signode HY Price Talk Reaches 6.5%

Price talk on Signode Industrial’s $750 million bond offering has emerged. The industrial packaging company is selling the bonds in bonds to help it finance its $3.2 billion buyout by the Carlyle Group.

SkillSoft's Price Talk Set

Price talk has emerged on Skillsoft Ltd.’s $1.49 billion cov-lite loan offer, which is to fund the company’s buyout by Charterhouse Capital Partners as well as refinance existing debt.

Signode Offers $750M in HY

Industrial packaging company Signode Industrial is selling $750 million in bonds to help it finance its $3.2 billion buyout by the Carlyle Group.

Skillsoft Offers $1.49B in Loans

On-demand e-learning software firm Skillsoft Ltd. is proposing a $1.49 billion term loan package that will finance a buyout by Charterhouse Capital Partners as well as refinance existing debt.

Signode Industrial Launches $2.15B in Loans

Signode Industrial Group, a bulk industrial packaging firm recently acquired by private equity sponsor The Carlyle Group, is in the market with a $2.15 billion multicurrency loan package.

Media General Proposes $910M Loan

Media General of Richmond, Va., is seeking a $910 million loan as part of a $1.6 financing of its announced merger agreement with LIN Media.

Multiplan Prices $1B Bond Deal

Multiplan sold $1 billion in 6.625% senior notes due 2022 on Tuesday after two drops in price talk. The notes priced at par.

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