Asia Pacific Leveraged Loans - news in brief, August 17 2007

  • 17 Aug 2007

Australia

Speculation has been mounting that private equity groups may be considering a $22bn bid for Brambles, the world’s biggest pallet company.

Reports in Australian newspapers say Brambles is an ideal private equity target because it has strong cashflows and an extraordinarily strong balance sheet.


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