John Fairfax GroupÆs A$668 million bridge loan has been completed on a club basis. The facility has a tenor of six months.
Mandated arrangers ANZ Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia each provided A$334 million.
China National Petroleum CorpÆs $1 billion 10 year term loan has been signed and allocations have been finalised. The funds will be used for acquisition purposes.
A group of 28 banks are participating in the facility. Mandated arrangers Calyon, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ING Bank and Standard Chartered Bank committed $74 million apiece, Bank of China Hong Kong, Bank of Communications Hong Kong and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Asia provided $44 million each...