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Suzano considering green-linked bank debt - CFO

12:03am GMT

NEW YORK, Feb 19 (LPC) - Brazilian pulp and paper exporter Suzano Papel e Celulose SA has started discussions with its relationship banks over potential green or sustainability-linked loans, a move that comes as the company looks to reduce its carbon footprint and drive the development of new products from renewable sources.

Edgewell’s scuppered Harry’s tie-up trims investors' yield hopes

11 Feb 2020

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (LPC) - Consumer products manufacturer Edgewell Personal Care is poised to return US$600m to investors already flush with cash and lacking opportunities to redeploy capital to quench their thirst for yield.

Demand for leveraged loans ignites market, concerns on risk

05 Feb 2020

NEW YORK, Feb 5 (LPC) - US companies returned in droves to the US leveraged loan market to cut borrowing costs throughout January, taking advantage of investors’ white-hot demand for high-yielding assets and a benign market sentiment.

Belt and Road Initiative to boost Chinese lending in LatAm

28 Jan 2020

NEW YORK (LPC) - China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is jumpstarting new infrastructure and energy development projects in Latin America, while opening the door for more Chinese lending in the region.

Boeing seeks up to US$12bn in loans to ease liquidity needs

24 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 24 (LPC) - Airplane manufacturer Boeing Co is in talks with banks to obtain up to US$12bn in loans, a move that comes as financial pressures mount on a company reeling from a production halt on its 737 MAX aircraft, sources said.

Cashed up investors take stock of US loan pipeline

09 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 9 (LPC) - Investors in leveraged loans, buoyed by a market rally in December and a low interest-rate policy in the US, are waiting in the wings for new opportunities to put money to work as they gear up to be repaid by transactions that come due in the first quarter of the year.

Refinitiv looks to slash costs on US $6.45 billion loan a year after record buyout

12 Dec 2019

NEW YORK (LPC) - Financial data and content services provider Refinitiv on Thursday returned to the loan market looking to reprice roughly US$6.45 billion (£5.03 billion) in debt, just four months after the company agreed to a US$27bn acquisition by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE), sources familiar with the matter said.

'Gun shy' US investors tread carefully into New Year

12 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 12 (LPC) - US investors that buy leveraged loans are expected to tread carefully into the New Year, as worries about trade tensions with China and the adverse effects this could have on global growth, are prompting fund managers to take a more prudent approach to risk.

RPT-China-owned gaming company bets on US investors for US$2.5bn loan

06 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (LPC) - Mobile gaming company Playtika, known for its casino-themed games, is placing a high-stakes bet on a selective US investor base that has hand-picked recent leveraged transactions as their worries over a potential economic recession mount.

China-owned gaming company bets on US investors for US$2.5bn loan

04 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 4 (LPC) - Mobile gaming company Playtika, known for its casino-themed games, is placing a high-stakes bet on a selective US investor base that has hand-picked recent leveraged transactions as their worries over a potential economic recession mount.

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