Akka joins growing trend toward chunky Schuldschein transactions

French engineering services company doubled its initial launch size to just over €400m, joining the growing proportion of Schuldschein deals closing over €200m. But, some question whether the growing number of larger companies accessing the German private placement market might affect funding chances for smaller SMEs

  • By Silas Brown
  • 19 Oct 2017

In the second quarter of 2017, around half of the number of Schuldschein deals were €80m-€200m (roughly €4.15bn), according to NordLB, while a quarter were above €200m.  

However, in the third quarter the deals exceeding €200m swelled to half the market (roughly €4.3bn), with the €80m-€200m band ...

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