Europe’s HY market empty as Kinetic drops euro tranche

The only company expected to issue a high yield bond in Europe in the near future has cancelled the deal. Kinetic Concepts, the US woundcare products maker, has abandoned the euro tranche of its $1.65bn bond offering.

  • 25 Oct 2011

The company is going ahead with the sale in the US. The books were closed yesterday (Monday) on the senior secured second lien transaction, and the deal will be priced in US time today.

Guidance on what is now expected to be a single $1.65bn tranche of seven year ...

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