Leveraged loans return to Asia as PTP, Amtek hit the market

Two rare Asian leveraged loans were launched this week, giving a welcome boost to the region’s loan market at a time when vanilla deals have begun to struggle.

  • 10 Apr 2008
A $250m all-senior leveraged loan that partly refinances CVC Capital Partners’ takeover of China’s Plantation Timber Products (PTP) was launched late yesterday (Thursday). And this week also saw the start of syndication of a $245m seven year takeout financing that supports the buy-out of Singaporean precision component maker ...

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