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Five Things to Know (5/25/15)

  • Raging investor appetite created by a drought of U.S. leveraged loans is helping companies including Presidio Inc to push through a raft of borrower-friendly measures on heavily oversubscribed deals.
  • Thomson Reuters LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • Rising U.S. secondary loan prices have stalled amid a wave of repricings as companies slash borrowing costs. Excess demand is stopping prices from falling as primary deals remain scarce.
  • Macquarie Capital has expanded its U.S. leveraged finance offering with a pair of new hires.
  • Endo International has revealed the $9.275B loan package backing its $8.05B acquisition of privately-owned Par Pharmaceutical.

More syndicated loan coverage on LoanConnector.

What to Watch (5/25/15)

  • CLO issuance has reached $45B year to date.
  • Commitments are due May 28 on a $1.74B term loan that will finance a dividend and refinance debt for Bass Pro Shops. JP Morgan leads the deal.
  • In the U.S., over $565B in M&A deals have been announced, with pharmaceutical companies benefitting from tax inversion strategies targeting U.S. entities.
  • Repricings surged in early May with over $17B of issuance hitting the market in the last two weeks, the highest level since February 2014 ($14.3B).

More syndicated loan coverage on LoanConnector