Vodafone targets record facility for Mannesmann

VODAFONE AIRTOUCH plc will in the next few days put the final touches to the mammoth credit that will play an integral part in its ground-breaking hostile bid for Mannesmann AG. Depending on the extent of existing debt of both parties, the loan could be as large as Eu30bn — the largest syndicated facility ever.

  • 03 Dec 1999
Vodafone this week verbally appointed four bookrunners to lead the record-breaking transaction - traditional lead arrangers Bank of America, Barclays, Citibank and Goldman Sachs. The next few days will see Vodafone's treasury department complete negotiations with seven other potential lead arrangers, including ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Greenwich ...

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