Banks flock to speedy InBev which outstrips expectations

A tight turnaround period for a $13bn syndicated loan for Anheuser-Busch InBev, which closed on Thursday, has not tempered banks’ appetite for the “massively oversubscribed” deal.

  • 19 Mar 2010

The loan for the Belgian brewer took just two weeks to arrange with the bank meeting held last Thursday (March 11), and the borrower is set to meet its target deadline to sign the facility before Easter.

"In a way it was one of the most unsurprising processes I’ve ...

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