An A$770 million three-year guarantee facility for Bilfinger Berger was finally signed last week November 29 via mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners ANZ and Citi. The deal was upsized from A$600 million due to an enthusiastic market response.
Final allocations saw the bookrunners contributing A$110 million apiece. Coming in as lead mangers with holds of A$75 million each were ABN AMRO, BayernLB, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg and Royal Bank of Scotland. Rounding off the syndicate were HSBC and WestLB providing A$50 million apiece.
Proceeds are to refinance existing debt and for general corporate purposes.
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