BofA Agents New $300MM Revolver for TrueBlue

TrueBlue completed a new $300 million revolving credit facility with Bank of America as administrative agent.

J.P.Morgan, BofAML Support US Foods SGA Acquisition

JPMorgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch will provide a $1.5 billion term loan facility to support US Foods Holding’s acquisition of the five operating companies of Services Group of America.

BofA Merrill Lynch Leads Sunoco Revolver Extension

Sunoco amended its revolving credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, extending the maturing date to July 2023.

BOK Financial to Acquire CoBiz Financial in $1B Deal

BOK Financial and CoBiz Financial signed a merger agreement under which CoBiz will merge with BOK Financial in transaction valued at $1 billion.

BofAML, Wells Fargo Support Comcast Bid to Acquire 21st Century Fox

Comcast launched its bid to snatch 21st Century Fox from Walt Disney with a letter sent to the Fox board of directors outlining an all-cash offer to acquire the businesses for a total cost of $4.02 billion.

JPMorgan, Barclays Agent $1.4B Sustainable Facilities for CMS

CMS Energy and its primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy, completed the first syndicated sustainability-linked revolving credit facilities for a U.S. borrower. The aggregate $1.4 billion in new credit facilities will allow CMS to reduce its interest rate by meeting targets related to environmental sustainability.

BofAML Upsizes rue21 Line of Credit to $145MM

Bank of America Merrill Lynch increased specialty retailer rue21’s line of credit from $125 million to $145 million.

BofAML Supports Madison Dearborn/CoVant LinQuest Acquisition

Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant Management acquired LinQuest, a space systems technology solutions provider to the U.S. defense and intelligence communities. Merrill Lynch provided a credit facility to support the transaction.

MUFG, Nedbank Lead Aspen $4B Multi-Currency Facility

Aspen Holdings closed multi-currency syndicated facilities equivalent to approximately €3.4 billion ($4 billion). MUFG and Nedbank served as global coordinators, initial mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners.

JPMorgan Agents Essent Group Upsize to $500MM

Essent Group increased its existing credit facility to $500 million from $375 million. JPMorgan served as administrative agent on the transaction.