Bankers defend structure of Pregis HY bond

Pregis, the US packaging company, issued a Eu125m senior secured note on Thursday that divided bankers over the merits of its structure. The 2013 bond pays 500bp over Libor and was issued at 94%.

  • 25 Sep 2009

Investors raised questions about the structure of the bond at the breakfast meeting on Thursday morning. Some believed it could mark a return to more aggressive structures and expressed concern about this so early in the high yield bond market’s recovery.

"It’s not a very investor-friendly structure," said a ...

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