Leveraged Finance

Leveraged Capital Q2 – July 2014

July 21, 2014

Introduction Speculative-grade issuers took advantage of excess liquidity and a continued chase for yield to place record-setting volumes of debt in the first half of 2014.   U.S. and European junk companies paid all-time low rates, while also achieving looser covenants and longer tenors. The Fed and regulators took note, flagging lax lending standards and complacency in

B&G May Borrow for Acquisitions, CEO Says

March 10, 2014

B&G Foods may take advantage of low funding rates for debt financed takeovers this year, said CEO David Wenner. Read More…

Legacy of TXU, the Largest Buyout in History, Will Likely Be Creditor Melee

March 3, 2014

View the interactive chart – Legacy of TXU, the Largest Buyout in History, Will Likely Be Creditor Melee

Royal Caribbean to Repay $526M in Ship Debt

March 3, 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises plans to repay about $526 million of ship-related debt due this year, according to CFO Jason Liberty. Read More…

United Continental Mulls Debt for $2Bn Spending

February 22, 2014

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. Read More

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

February 18, 2014

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. Read More