Loans week September 19-24

Biostime signed a $450 million bridge facility to cover part of its $992.4 million acquistion of Australia's Swisse Wellness Group.

Asia Pacific ex Japan bridge facility volume records lowest YTD level since 2007

Biostime Healthy Hong Kong has signed a $450 million bridge facility through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers ANZ and HSBC on a club basis. Proceeds are to support the $992.4 million acquisition of Swisse Wellness Group.

Asia Pacific ex Japan bridge facility volume has reached $5.1 billion in 2015 YTD, the lowest YTD level since 2010 $2.2 billion.

Acquisition related loan volume stands at $25.2 billion in Asia Pacific ex Japan so far this year, down 61% from $65.0 billion borrowed in the same 2014 period.

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