Thales pulls in Eu2bn commitments for Eu1.5bn loan

A Eu1.5bn five year revolving credit line for French defence and aerospace group Thales attracted commitments of over Eu2bn during syndication before it was signed on Friday.

  • 21 Dec 2010

The 20 lenders on the facility, which refinances a deal maturing in December 2011, had their participation levels scaled back. The deal, led by BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan, pays an out-of-the-box margin of 50bp.

Banco Santander, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Crédit ...

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