Debut issuers to the fore as Premier Foods preps HY deal

Another debut borrower is set to tap Europe’s high yield market after the UK’s Premier Foods obtained first-time ratings on Monday to enable it to diversify from bank debt.

  • 15 Feb 2011

Premier Foods, which owns brands such as Hovis bread and Mr Kipling cakes, said it wanted to raise a bond this year. It has been rated Ba2/BB/BB.

The company, which released full year results on Tuesday, will be leveraged 2.9 times Ebitda once a £387m sale of its meat-free ...

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