Coming attraction: Vue prepares HY bond for LBO

By Stefanie Linhardt
27 Jun 2013

Vue Entertainment, the UK cinema chain, could start premarketing its high yield bond to finance its takeover by Omers Private Equity and Alberta Investment Management Corp as early as next week.

The notes to finance the £935m acquisition from private equity firm Doughty Hanson are expected to come as a senior secured floating rate sterling bond, according to a person familiar with the matter.

This contradicts rumours that Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the banks involved, were thinking of ...

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