Leveraged Loans

Price Talk Revised on Inc Research’s $525M Loans Proposal

Inc Research has revised talk downward on its $525 million loans proposal that is slated to refinance existing debt, according to reports.

Carizzo Oil & Gas Prices Upsized $300M of Notes

Carrizo Oil & Gas priced an upsized $300 million of 7.5% senior notes due 2020, $50 more than the $250 million that it was originally seeking.

Crestline Investors, Denali Capital Partner for CLOs

Crestline Investors, an alternative investment manager, has partnered with Denali Capital, a specialist in broadly syndicated commercial loans, to expand a collateralized loan obligation platform

Grapic Packaging Prices $250M of Sr Notes

Proceeds will be used to refinance all of the paperboard company’s existing $250.0 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% senior notes due 2018.

Price Talk Emerges for PBR’s $593M Loan Package

Price talk has emerged for $593 million loan package from Pabst Blue Ribbon’s parent firm to fund the company’s buyout by a group of investors including Great American Brewing Company and TSG Consumer Partners.

Norwegian Cruise Lines Seeks $950M in New Loan Debt

Norwegian Cruise Lines is promising a new $500 million term loan B and a $450 million add-on to an existing term loan A to help finance its $3.03 billion acquisition of Prestige Cruises International, the parent firm of Oceania Cruises Inc. and Seven Seas Cruises S. DE R.L.

Block Communications Launches $225M Loan

Media holding company Block Communications is proposing a $225 million first-lien term loan that will be used toward financing its pending acquisition of MetroCast cable television services, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Little Relief for CLOs from Risk Retention

Unlike residential mortgages, commercial mortgages and even auto loans, there is no carveout for below-investment grade corporate loans that meet specific criteria.

IHS Driving By with $500M Senior Notes Due 2022

Proceeds will be used to repay all of an existing $250 million unsecured term loan and a portion of the $850 million of outstanding borrowings under its new $1.3 billion senior unsecured revolving facility.

Caesars Enters Talks With Secured Lenders

Caesars Entertainment announced today that it has entered negotiations with its first-lien bank loan holders for new terms to reduce some of the $20 billion debt throughout the company’s subsidiary operations. This action follows talks that Caesars began a month ago with bondholders of the unsecured debt holdings of its Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. (CEOC).


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