Amplifon’s Eu353.8bn acquisition deal gets intercontinental interest during syndication

A loan facility backing Italian hearing aid company Amplifon’s acquisition of Australia’s National Hearing Care (NHC) was flooded with interest from both Australian and European lenders before it was completed, according to bankers working on the facility.

  • 17 Dec 2010
"The deal was heavily oversubscribed, and we had around 50% more commitments than we asked for," said a banker close to the deal. "There was an especially positive response from the Australian targeted tranche, and those lenders wanted to commit double what we wanted. The Australian target had ...

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