Bimbo Cooks up Jumbo Peso Financing

Dec 11, 2008

Mexican bread and confectionary maker Grupo Bimbo has secured some $2.3bn in loans from a group of 6 banks to pay for its acquisition of Weston’s US bread assets. The company is understood to be seeking to raise some two thirds of the longer-dated portions of the financing in pesos, and has accordingly tapped...

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