AB InBev and Carlyle sign $14.2bn as SLLs become necessity

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By Mike Turner
18 Feb 2021

The sustainability linked loan market hit two milestones this week with Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, signing the largest ever revolver in the structure, and Carlyle Group making a similar claim for the US private equity market.

AB InBev signed a $10.1bn deal, refinancing a $9bn conventional loan.

The five-year loan has two one-year extension options. ING and Santander coordinated the 26 bank deal. As well as being the largest sustainability revolver globally, it is the first of its kind among publicly listed alcoholic beverage companies, ...

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