Early commitments drive Grohe to advance deadline

A strong reception from bathroom and kitchen fittings company Grohe’s existing bondholders has allowed bookrunners to bring forward the commitment deadline on the German borrower’s new €300m-equivalent covenant-lite loan by five days to May 11.

  • 11 May 2012
The dual currency loan will be used to refinance €300m of Grohe’s existing floating rate notes, due 2014, and both the CLO and high yield investors in the FRN are among those who have committed to the deal. As a cov-lite deal, Grohe’s loan will have the same ...

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