Borrowers must tread carefully on pricing as bankers push back on Vivendi

France’s Vivendi has faced a revolt from some of its relationship banks over the pricing of a refinancing facility after launching the deal at 75bp.

  • 07 Dec 2011

“There has been a lot of pushback on Vivendi,” said a banker familiar with the deal. “A number of banks have gone back to them and asked them to rethink. The margin for a triple-B name should be around 90bp.

"The 35bp upfront fee also needs to be ...

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