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5 Things to Know (3/19/18)

  • Banks that signed on to provide a record US$100bn bridge loan to back Broadcom’s planned US$117bn takeover of Qualcomm will earn starkly less than planned.
  • Thomson Reuters LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • Cigna is supporting its roughly US$52bn acquisition of Express Scripts with a US$26.7bn bridge loan.
  • President Donald Trump is becoming a wild card for M&A, according to bankers expecting to see mega mergers tick up this year.
  • Senior participants are warning that today’s market could be as good as it gets, despite a robust global economic backdrop and buoyant mood in the private equity and leveraged loan markets.

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What to Watch (3/19/18)

  • Inovalon will launch March 19 a US$1.08bn credit backing a portion of its acquisition of Ability. Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and JPM lead.
  • American Greetings will launch March 19 a US$695 credit that will fund Clayton, Dubilier’s purchase of a 60% ownership stake in the company. Barclays is arranging.
  • Filtration Group will launch March 20 a US$1.653bn first-lien term loan to refinance existing debt and be used for mergers and acquisitions. Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, HSBC and BMO are arranging the financing.
  • Russell Investments on March 19 will reprice its existing US$838m first-lien term loan B. Barclays leads

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