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5 Things to Know (12/4/17)

  • Covenant-lite leveraged loans present increasing risk for lower-rated credits and investors are unlikely being adequately compensated.
  • EagleClaw Midstream Ventures pulled a proposed amendment aimed in part at repricing its US$1.25bn first-lien term loan due 2024.
  • US digital infrastructure company Marvell Technology Group Ltd is backing its US$6bn acquisition of Cavium Inc with US$1.75bn of committed loans.
  • Ivan Chan, assistant vice president at DBS Bank’s syndicated finance team, has left the financial institution after a nearly five-year stint.
  • Citigroup has named Omar Iqtidar as head of mergers and acquisitions for the central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

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What to Watch (12/4/17)

  • Industrial services provider Phoenix Services has scheduled a bank meeting for November 28 to launch a dividend recapitalization. KKR Capital Markets leads with Jefferies.
  • SunSource will launch November 27 a US$235m term loan to back its buyout by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Barclays leads with Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, ING, Natixis and UBS.
  • Healthcare technology company ABILITY Network will launch November 28 a US$525m refinancing credit. Jefferies leads the deal.
  • Yields have declined slightly in 4Q17 despite an increase in the Libor component. The average yield, assuming a three-year term to repayment, is at 5.07% so far in 4Q17, slightly below the 5.16% recorded in 3Q17.

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