Kellerhals, Richard
August 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/10/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p5
The article considers the need to refinance the loan market in the U.S. Reportedly, majority of leveraged loans submitted during the leveraged buyout (LBO) between 2005 and 2007 will require to be refinanced between 2010 and 2013. Firms with loans that are rated B+ or B represent the biggest group with debt that will require to be refinanced. An analyst speculates that some firms will issue loans into secured bond issues, while others will convert their loan issues into equity.


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