InBev plays relationship card, BG goes short and sweet in $60bn loan sale

Two of the year’s biggest European investment grade loans were formally launched into the market yesterday (Thursday) after bank meetings were held for InBev and BG Group’s facilities.

  • 11 Jul 2008

Bankers were confident that there was enough demand to absorb the deals, which together total $59bn. But they still thought the deals would severely test the market’s cash-constrained banks, which have forced many loans to be restructured in mid-syndication this year after failing to attract enough commitments.

Some bankers ...

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