Charter Communications Inc is raising USD25 billion in debt to fund the acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc, according to a source familiar with the matter.
The Malaysian consortium made up of Sime Darby Property, SP Setia Bhd and the Employees Provident Fund, have secured GBP790 million in syndicated funding to acquire the Battersea Power Station in the United Kingdom.
Australia-based mining logistics firm BIS Industries is buying industrial transport company Powertrans for USD30 million in a debt-funded transaction which will be finalized in January.
Telecom Italia expects to conclude the sale and lease back of its mobile towers in Italy and Brazil next year, its chief executive said on Wednesday, along with a separate sale of some digital broadcasting assets.
Bumi Chairman Samin Tan confirmed to Bloomberg by email that a lender had given him approval to finance his acquisition of the stake held by the Bakrie Group in the Indonesia-based coal producer.
Nedbank Group, headed by Chief Executive Officer Mike Brown, said it plans to use its option to acquire a stake in Togo-based Ecobank Transnational Inc valued at more than USD 500 million.
Singapore's CapitaMalls Asia Ltd. said it would buy a shopping mall located in Guangzhou, China for USD361 million. CapitaMalls Asia would purchase the said property from Chinese Greenland Real Estate.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch or BofAML has topped Citibank and Morgan Stanley in executing deals in India for the past 11 months, completing transactions worth USD 7.96 billion.
Spain's largest media firm Promotora de Informaciones or Prisa was close to reaching a refinancing agreement with its creditors for its EUR more than 3 billion debt, sources told Bloomberg.
Keith Teare, the founder of just.me, told TechCrunch that he is interested in purchasing the assets of the mobile messaging platform which would be selling its five assets separately.
The state of Jefferson County, Alabama planned to sell sewer system securities worth USD 1.7 billion to pay off its debts to its creditors. Jefferson County is still under bankruptcy protection.
San Francisco-based mobile gaming powerhouse TinyCo landed USD20 million in a funding round from Pinnacle Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, to be used for the development of its iOs and Android games.
Multinational hospitality company Hilton Worldwide was expected to begin marketing a USD3.5 billion collateralized mortgage-backed security this week. This is the biggest CMBS offering since the global crisis.
Swiss private equity firm Partners Group AG raised USD800 million for its leveraged debt fund. The company expects the fund to yield more quickly as it anticipates a ramp-up in investments next year.
Ugandan energy company Umeme Ltd. obtained USD190 million in funding from the International Finance Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank and Stanbic bank. The long-term loan would be used for the company's capital investment program.
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