Credit Suisse starts syndication of Zayo buyout debt

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By Owen Sanderson
03 Feb 2020

Credit Suisse has started general syndication of more than $5bn of debt funding EQT and Digital Colony’s acquisition of Zayo, one of last year’s largest LBOs. The dollar market will take the lion’s share of the acquisition loan, with $4.235bn of first lien on offer, but even the euro tranche is substantial, at $825m-equivalent.

Credit Suisse is on the left, joined by Morgan Stanley, Citi, Deutsche Bank, SunTrust, and TD Bank, with BNP Paribas, Citizens, CoBank, Fifth Third, ING, MUFG, Natixis, Nomura and ScotiaBank as co-managers.

Morgan Stanley and Deutsche were financial advisers ...

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