Aditya Birla wraps up acquisition financing

India’s Aditya Birla is days away from sewing up an $850m loan to back its US acquisition of Columbian Chemicals. The multinational has closed a $500m US syndicated piece, and is now waiting for a few lenders to join the Asian tranches — and bankers are predicting a big oversubscription.

  • 05 May 2011
Some 15-20 banks joined the five mandated lead arrangers on a five year loan syndicated by Columbian Chemicals in the US. Now commitments are flooding into the Asian portion of the deal. Thai Carbon Black and Alexandria Carbon Black, two Aditya Birla subsidiaries, plan to close $175m facilities ...

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