Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 4/11/2016

Debtor-in-possession loan volume reached US$1.6bn in 1Q16 across 5 deals. That number already surpassed 2015’s entire total of US$930m across 4 deals. And there is more to come. Peabody Energy announced it had secured an US$800m DIP financing from creditors as it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The deal includes a US$500m term loan and US$100m letter of credit, along with a US$200m bonding