Plenty More Euro LBO Deals Expected

K. L.
February 2006
Bank Loan Report;2/13/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the condition of leveraged buyouts (LBOs) in Europe. In 2005, LBO's were the driving force for several of the big financing deals and it is expected to continue in 2006. Amanda Neff, vice president and senior credit officer of Moody's Investors Service Inc., commented that many private equity firms are joining forces, providing them with even greater power in the market. Moody's largest LBO transaction was Wind Telecomunicazioni with a 12 billion-euro buyout.


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