Speculation of $50bn InBev loan excites dealmakers

29 May 2008

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


"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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