McColl’s wins covenant relief on £167.5m of bank debt

By Mike Turner
01 Mar 2021

McColl’s, the UK retailer, has amended and extended £167.5m of bank debt in part to relax covenant requirements, as banks are still being called upon to be lenient with borrowers a year after the coronavirus pandemic started.

McColl’s has amended and extended a £100m revolving credit facility and an amortising £67.5m term loan. The deal now matures in 2024.

Tinkering with the terms offers “improved headroom against covenants”, the company said. It did not name the banks in the facility.

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