British American Tobacco lights up the market with Eu1.28bn facility

  • 25 Apr 2008

UK tobacco group BAT is in the market with a Eu1.28bn loan, being arranged by Barclays Capital and JP Morgan.

The deal, which backs the borrower’s takeover of Turkish peer Tekel, is split between two 18 month term loans.

BAT is rated Baa1/BBB+/BBB+.

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