Beijing on June 6 evening news, Bloomberg News today quoted informed sources said, Tencent has been lending its five-year syndicated increased to $ 4.4 billion.
Bloomberg has reported that in April this year, Tencent has invited banks to participate in its syndicated loan of $ 1.5 billion. The informed sources said today, there are 25 banks are committed to participate in the investment. Moreover, the size of the financing, Tencent is likely to increase to $ 4.4 billion.
According to Reuters's media reported that Tencent The loan interest rate is higher than the London interbank offered interest rates 102 basis points. In addition, ANZ, Bank of China, Citigroup, HSBC and Mizuho Bank as lead arranger and bookrunner.
This is the second time the past six months Tencent involved in the loan market. Last December, Tencent has just completed a $ 2.45 billion five-year bullet loans, the lead bank and bookrunner also said five banks.
The loans also comes Tencent Chinese Internet companies financing boom set off the occasion. Last week, news that China's largest search engine Baidu will also increase the size of loans doubled to $ 2 billion. Also in April this year, when there is news that Baidu is seeking a loan of $ 1 billion. In addition, Alibaba also said in early April, received a $ 3 billion five-year loan.
The end of May, Tencent Swedish game development and distribution company Paradox Interactive invested. According to Paradox Interactive, said, Tencent to SEK 33 per share (about 26 yuan) the issue price of shares subscribed for 528 shares Paradox Interactive, holding more than 5%.
Previously also reported that Tencent is working with Softbank talks to acquire mobile games company Supercell majority of its shares.