Bayer completes refi as European loan volumes increase 22%

Pharmaceutical group Bayer has signed a Eu3.5bn revolving credit facility after the line was 70% oversubscribed, completing the fifth largest deal of the year so far as European syndicated lending continues to grow year on year.

  • 03 Mar 2011

According to data provider Dealogic, volumes in the European syndicated loan market reached $95.3bn in the first two months up the year, up 22% on the same period last year. However, volumes still fell short of the $125.6bn reached over January and February in 2009.

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