Macquarie GroupÆs A$8 billion multi-tranche facility has been launched into general syndication via mandated lead arrangers ABN AMRO, ANZ, Barclays Capital, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dresdner Kleinwort, HSBC, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, National Australia Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Westpac. Barclays Capital, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland are running the books.
The loan is split into a A$1.6 billion 364 day standby facility, a A$2.4 billion revolver and a A$4 billion four year credit.
A roadshow was held in Australia on September 28, followed by roadshows in Asia this week and one to be held next week in London.
Banks are expected to revert by the end of...