Boots sweetens £9bn pill with margin flex, backstop trading bid

The banks leading the £9.02bn leveraged loan for the buy-out of Alliance Boots look set to sweeten the deal’s pricing and offer secondary market support, as bankers away from the leads said it was struggling to attract commitments.

  • 20 Jul 2007
EuroWeek has learned that the bookrunners are about to offer the market an upward ‘flex’ on the deal’s interest margin, in the hope of attracting funds that have so far resisted it.Two of the bookrunners — Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan — are also expected to commit to ...

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