MegaFon in $2bn bridge loan

A special purpose vehicle of Russia’s third largest mobile operator, MegaFon, has obtained a $2bn bridge loan. Barclays, BNP Paribas and Citi are providing the short term facility to MegaFon Finance.

  • 18 Apr 2012

The loan is for six months, with the option to extend by another six, according to a regulatory filing.

MegaFon last came to the market in September 2011 for a Finnvera-led €105m facility. The loan paid 192bp over Euribor, according to Dealogic.

The firm is rated BBB- by Standard ...

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