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    A.M. Castle to Refinance 12.75% Bonds: CFO

    A.M. Castle aims to save more than $20 million of annual interest costs by refinancing 12.75 percent bonds in the second half of this year, said Chief Financial Officer Scott Stephens. Click HERE for more.

    Cheyne Fills Bank Void in European Property Loans

    Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP, the $6.6 billion money manager founded by former Morgan Stanley bankers Stuart Fiertz and Jonathan Lourie, is finding opportunity in European real estate mezzanine loans. Click here to read the entire article.  

    B&G May Borrow for Acquisitions, CEO Says

    B&G Foods may take advantage of low funding rates for debt financed takeovers this year, said CEO David Wenner. Click HERE for more.

    Royal Caribbean to Repay $526M in Ship Debt

    Royal Caribbean Cruises plans to repay about $526 million of ship-related debt due this year, according to CFO Jason Liberty. Click HERE for more.

    Dissecting the Financial Crisis Free Download

    The Federal Reserve’s release of transcripts from its 2008 policy meetings on Friday provide new detail on policymakers’ thinking during this critical period. Here are three lessons the market can take away from these transcripts, which cover the Fed’s expansion of its policy tools as the credit crunch of 2007 grew into the Great Financial Crisis of 2008-2009. Inside –– Bloomberg Economist Josh Wright [...]

    European Corporates Boost Sales of Cov-Light Loans in U.S.

    European corporates have launched 4.4 billion euros equivalent of covenant-light loans in the U.S. market year to date, adding to 1.1 billion euros signed since Jan. 1. Click HERE for more.

    United Continental Mulls Debt for $2Bn Spending

    United Continental Holdings plans to fund the delivery of 36 aircraft from Boeing this year with a combination of enhanced equipment trust certificates and borrowings from banks, said Treasurer Gerald Laderman. Click HERE for more.

    Linn May Repay Berry Debt, Mulls More M&A

    Linn Energy, the company that bought Berry Petroleum for $4.3 billion, may repay debt it incurred from the deal that’s due this summer with its line of credit, said CFO Kolja Rockov. Click HERE for more.

    High-Yield Bonds Callable in February

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    Federal-Mogul Eyes $1.6 Billion Loan Refinancing

    Federal-Mogul, the auto-parts supplier controlled by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, expects to refinance a $1.6 billion term loan before it matures in December, said CFO Rajesh Shah. Click HERE for more.

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