GEMS ditches euros, cheapens loan in jumbo LBO financing

GEMS Education hit the market on Tuesday for a $1.65bn financing package for CVC’s purchase of a minority stake in it. The loan margin had to be widened and the euro tranche of the bond was dumped in favour of extra dollar debt, but the bond is trading strongly in the secondary market.

  • By Lewis McLellan, Mariam Meskin
  • 31 Jul 2019
The bond was led by Goldman Sachs, which acted as sole physical bookrunner and global coordinator. Credit Suisse, Citi, Emirates NBD and HSBC shared the ticket. The bond was initially announced as a dual tranche: a $500m senior secured leg and a $300m equivalent euro denominated leg, ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 35,453.86 201 7.75%
2 JPMorgan 33,502.28 168 7.33%
3 HSBC 33,001.31 270 7.22%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 24,849.02 199 5.43%
5 BNP Paribas 17,722.61 95 3.88%

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1 Citi 8,173.59 31 11.87%
2 JPMorgan 7,261.96 30 10.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,900.45 21 7.12%
4 Santander 4,850.26 26 7.04%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,698.95 17 6.82%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 16,214.73 59 11.76%
2 Citi 15,044.20 56 10.91%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 10,967.36 55 7.95%
4 HSBC 8,619.65 46 6.25%
5 BNP Paribas 8,469.15 23 6.14%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

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1 UniCredit 2,082.81 13 11.94%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,851.18 13 10.62%
3 ING 1,599.84 14 9.17%
4 Citi 1,187.74 11 6.81%
5 MUFG 1,085.56 8 6.23%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Standard Chartered Bank 2,621.45 21 16.37%
2 Barclays 1,718.89 17 10.73%
3 HSBC 1,713.74 17 10.70%
4 JPMorgan 1,509.80 17 9.43%
5 Citi 1,398.63 17 8.73%