HSBC joins RBC in $830m Sophos LBO

HSBC has joined RBC Capital Markets in underwriting the $320m (Eu262m) loan backing Apax Partners $830m buyout of Sophos, the UK antivirus software company.

  • 26 May 2010
Apax is acquiring a 70% stake in Sophos in a deal funded by a seven year $300m term loan and a six year $20m revolver. A six year term loan ‘A’ of an undetermined amount is likely to be added to the structure and the deal will most ...

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