American Idol Co. Financing Committed

Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have committed $300 million in senior secured credit facilities for the $1.2 billion going-private acquisition of CKX--which owns the names, images and likenesses of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali, as well as the IDOLS television brand, including American Idol in the U.S.

  • 30 May 2008
Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have committed $300 million in senior secured credit facilities for the $1.2 billion going-private acquisition of CKX--which owns the names, images and likenesses of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali, as well as the IDOLS television brand, including American Idol in the U.S. The ...

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