Antares, Madison, Ares Support MarketCast Turnkey Acquisition

Antares Capital, Madison Capital and Ares Capital provided debt financing to support MarketCast Group’s acquisition of Turnkey Intelligence, a sports research and advisory firm.

JPMorgan Upsizes Ares Capital Facility to $2.1B

Ares Capital amended its senior secured credit facility, extending the expiration period of the $1.6 billion revolver to March 30, 2022 and increasing the total size of facility by $25 million to $2.1 billion.

Barings, Ares Support Genstar Capital Investment in PDI

Barings was joint lead arranger and administrative agent on first lien senior secured credit facilities to support Genstar Capital’s investment in Professional Datasolutions. Ares Capital was joint lead arranger and administrative agent on the second lien credit facilities.

Ares Capital Purchases SSLP Loans, Concludes GE Joint Venture

Ares Capital purchased the remaining loans of the Senior Secured Loan Fund, effectively concluding the joint venture with GE.

Ares Capital Provides More Than $850MM in Q1/17

Ares Capital provided more than $850 million in new financing commitments during Q1/17.

Reuters: Highly Leveraged U.S. Deals Still in Demand

Reuters reported that regulatory scrutiny hasn’t slowed banks and alternative lenders from underwriting highly leveraged U.S. loans, with one third of buyout loans in Q1/17 having leverage of more than 7.0 times.

Ares Capital Closes $1.2B Financings in Q4/16

Ares Capital closed approximately $1.2 billion in new financings during Q4/16.

JPMorgan, SunTrust, Others Lead Ares Facility Upsize to $3.5B

In conjunction with Ares Capital’s acquisition of American Capital, the company increased its credit facility from $2.2 billion to $3.5 billion.

Antares Capital Arranges $395MM Augusta Sportswear Term Loan

Reuters reported that Antares Capital is arranging a $395 million term loan for August Sportswear, which will replace its existing $367 million unitranche loan with GE Capital and Ares Capital.

Ares Capital Agents Facility to Support Thomas Bravo Acquisition

Ares Capital served as administrative agent for a $1.075 billion unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Qlik by private equity firm Thomas Bravo.