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5 Things to Know (8/5/19)

  • London Stock Exchange has agreed an underwritten bridge loan of around US$13.5bn to support its agreed US$27bn acquisition of Refinitiv.
  • LBOs are crowding a relatively bifurcated loan pipeline, with a series of transactions giving investors their fill of new money deals expected to price through early August.
  • Refinitiv LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • Asset managers are making sustainable investment decisions that reflect their own corporate values and those of their investors, but are under pressure to deliver competitive returns.
  • A £2.517bn loan backing Advent’s £4bn buyout of Cobham brings pending public-to-private financings to around €20bn, as private equity players continue to find value in the public markets.

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