SunTrust Leads $545MM ATSG Facility Supporting Omni Air Acquisition

SunTrust led a $545 million facility for Air Transport Services Group in connection with its acquisition of Omni Air International.

NXT Capital Provides $108 MM for CenterOak Partners’ Acquisition of GNAP

NXT Capital announced that it has provided $108 million senior secured credit facility to support CenterOak Partners’ acquisition of GNAP.

ABF Journal Acquired by Industry Vets Lisa Rafter & Kate Majewski

Lisa Rafter and Kate Majewski, owners of LK Consulting Partners LLC, have acquired ABF Journal, the leading source of news for the asset-based lending industry, and Molloy Associates, an executive search firm serving employers in the commercial finance industry.

First Citizens Completes Merger with Palmetto Heritage Bancshares

Palmetto Heritage Bancshares and its subsidiary, Palmetto Heritage Bank & Trust, merged with and into First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company and First Citizens Bank.

The First Bancshares Acquires FMB Banking

The First Bancshares, the holding company for The First Bank, completed its acquisition of FMB Banking and its subsidiary, Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Peoples Bancorp to Acquire First Prestonsburg Bancshares

Peoples Bancorp and First Prestonsburg Bancshares signed a definitive agreement and plan of merger. Under the terms of the agreement, First Prestonsburg and its subsidiary, First Commonwealth Bank of Prestonsburg, will merge with and into Peoples in a transaction valued at approximately $45.4 million.

ENGS Commercial Finance Acquired by Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance

ENGS Commercial Finance entered into an agreement to sell all shares of ENGS to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company.

MUFG Acquires Intrepid Investment Bankers Middle Market Platform

MUFG Union Bank signed a definitive agreement to acquire Intrepid Investment Bankers, a leading Los Angeles-based regional middle market investment banking firm.

GE Capital Energy Financial to Sell Equity Portfolio to Apollo

Funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and GE Capital reached an agreement where Apollo will acquire a $1 billion equity portfolio from GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services unit.

First Republic Supports PJT Partner CamberView Buy

PJT Partners completed its acquisition of CamberView Partners Holdings. First Republic Bank provided a $30 million term loan to support the transaction.