Speculation of $50bn InBev loan excites dealmakers

BANKERS IN Europe’s syndicated loan market reacted with excitement this week to the news that InBev, the Belgian brewer, was sounding out banks about a jumbo facility to back a potential takeover of American rival Anheuser-Busch

  • 30 May 2008


"We’re all tying to find out which banks are looking at this," said one loans banker. "That’s the million-dollar question."

Recent press reports have speculated that InBev is trying to arrange a syndicated loan of up to $50bn. It has been suggested that JP Morgan and Santander are working ...

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