Banks move on Eu1bn financing for Springer buy-out

The private equity companies bidding to take a stake in German publisher Springer Science + Business Media will learn the outcome imminently, said bankers close to the situation on Monday. A financing backing the bid could be underwritten and total over Eu1bn.

  • 02 Oct 2009

It would be the biggest in the European leveraged finance market this year, and, with banks hinting that they might underwrite the transaction, rather than doing a club deals such as those that have become the norm since the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

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