Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs are leading a $900 million facility for Vanguard Car Rental USA. Citigroup is a joint bookrunner. The credit consists of a five-year, $175 million revolver and a six-year, $725 million term loan "B." Pricing on the facility is expected to be in the LIBOR plus 4 1/2% area on both tranches. The facility refinances existing debt and pays a dividend to sponsor, Cerberus Capital Management.
Based in Tulsa, Okla., Vanguard operates National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car. Vanguard bought National Car Rental and Alamo from ANC Rental Corp. in October 2003.
A spokesman for Vanguard declined comment. A call to Cerberus was not returned.