Vultures Pick Over Loewen

Stuart, Scott
March 1999
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p1
Focuses on the debt of deathcare operator The Loewen Group Inc. Status of senior notes of the company; Details on Loewen's negotiation regarding its bank debt; Amount of the company's bank debt; Market capitalization of the company; Banks involved in the negotiations.


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