First Data was bought in 2007 for $29 billion by KKR for $34 a share in cash, roughly 25% above its market price before the deal announcement. The Colorado-based company is one of the world's largest payment processors for businesses and financial transactions. To finance the buyout, banks like Citigroup (C - Get Report), Credit Suisse (CS - Get Report), Deutsche Bank (DB - Get Report), HSBC (HBC), Lehman Brothers , Goldman Sachs Group (GS - Get Report), Citigroup (C - Get Report) and Merrill Lynch (BAC - Get Report) offered KKR $14 billion in loans.
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