Britvic gets £283m forward start

Britvic, the UK soft drinks group, announced a £283m forward start facility on Tuesday morning, extending part of a £300m revolver maturing in May 2010 for two years. The margin on the loan increases immediately from 60bp over Libor to 250bp.

  • 14 Apr 2009
The original loan, secured in 2005 by Britannia Soft Drinks (as Britvic was formerly known), was provided by Bank of Ireland, Barclays Capital, Fortis, HSBC, Lloyds TSB and Royal Bank of Scotland. Abbey has replaced Fortis on the forward start, which has otherwise been provided by the same ...

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