Underwriting overwhelms in backing for Pearson takeover

  • 26 Jun 1998
GOLDMAN Sachs, HSBC, Barclays and Deutsche have closed the sub-underwriting phase for co-lead arrangers and co-arrangers of the $6bn senior debt facility backing Pearson Plc's bid with Hicks, Muse, Tate & Frusta for Simon Schusta, the US media firm being sold by Viacom. Appetite for the two ...

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