Zabka early-bird phase launched

A bank meeting is being held in Poznan, Poland, on Wednesday to launch the early-bird syndication of Z770m ($240m) of loans backing Mid Europa’s buy-out of Zabka Polska, a Polish convenience store operator.

  • 28 Apr 2011

UniCredit was appointed global coordinator on the loans in March, with BNP Paribas also a bookrunner.

The debt leaves the borrower with a leverage ratio of 4.2 times. Zabka reported Ebitda of Z121.5m ($41.5m) in 2010.

In February, Mid Europa beat trade and private equity buyers to acquire Zabka from ...

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