Alfa Seeks Loan For Eastman Purchase

Alfa Seeks Loan For Eastman Purchase

Mexico M&A

DAK Americas, a unit of Mexican conglomerate Alfa, is acquiring Eastman Chemical's polyethylene terephthalate resins business and related assets and technology of its Performance Polymers segment for $600m. Enrique Flores, director of corporate communications at Alfa, says the company is in talks to obtain a 3-year bullet credit facility to finance the acquisition. Terms have not been set and Flores declines to disclose which banks Alfa is talking to, saying only that the loan is likely to be sy

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