Bring it on: nothing wrong with six times leverage, say voters

Syndicated loans bankers think that a facility leveraged six times Ebitda can pick up commitments if it is priced well, according to EuroWeek’s latest poll.

  • 27 Apr 2010

Many investors criticised the controversial possibility of offering financing of six times Ebitda in the deal backing Cinven’s £800m buyout of French healthcare group Sebia International — claiming the market was still too fragile.

However, a slight majority (43%) of voters in the poll were unphased by this, ...

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