Amplifon turns up debt with GAES purchase

Hearing aid company Amplifon will buy Spain’s GAES Group in a fully debt-funded acquisition with a €528m enterprise value as Italian companies extend their strong run in the loan market.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 26 Jul 2018

UniCredit will act as sole underwriter and bookrunner on the financing, as well as acting as global coordinator, mandated lead arranger and facility agent.

Amplifon’s acquisition facility more than doubles the €320m of net debt it held at the end of March this year, according to its most recent ...

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3 Citi 164,004.94 495 5.92%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 144,846.02 567 5.23%
5 MUFG 113,207.50 646 4.08%

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3 JPMorgan 3,173.44 8 6.71%
4 Mizuho 2,818.52 8 5.96%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,575.67 5 5.44%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

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5 UniCredit 10,484.86 60 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

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5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.80%

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3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
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5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%