Vista set to raise $1.775bn for Misys LBO as CVC and ValueAct drop joint bid

The syndication of a leveraged loan in Europe with public flex terms may be one step closer after CVC and ValueAct Capital Partners withdrew from the bidding for UK banking software firm Misys — leaving private equity firm Vista Partners a clear path to acquire the company.

  • 05 Apr 2012
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Jefferies have agreed to underwrite $1.775bn of loans to back Vista’s bid — with the financing documents already available online because of last autumn’s changes to the UK Takeover Code. Syndication of the loans will be led from the US ...

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