BvD shakes off leverage doubts and prices tightly

By Ross Lancaster
18 Sep 2014

After a summer of hand-wringing by investors over its high leverage, Bureau van Dijk has won out on its €845m loan, even managing to tighten the pricing on its euro tranche.

The deal backed BvD's buyout by private equity firm, EQT, from Charterhouse Capital Partners.

The Dutch business information publisher adjusted the tranche sizes in the deal’s €595m-equivalent seven year term loan ‘B’, increasing the sterling and dollar portions to £145m and $120m.

Both those tranches were priced in ...

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