Rabobank, Santander, Others Support Sainsbury Acquisition of Asda

Reuters reported UK supermarket Sainsbury’s closed £3.5 billion ($4.5 billion) in syndicated loans in order to facilitate an acquisition of Walmart’s Asda, which is valued at £7.3 billion ($9.7 billion).

BNP Paribas Agents $2.1B Freepoint Revolver

Freepoint Commodities closed a $2.1 billion revolving bank facility. BNP Paribas served as administrative agent on the transaction.

MUFG Leads $4.35B Petrobas Revolver

Petróleo Brasileiro entered into a $4.35 billion revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 17 banks. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ served as senior mandated lead arranger on the transaction.

BofA Agents New $2.25B Multcurrency Facility for CME Group

CME Group closed a new multi-currency revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks led by Bank of America as administrative agent.

BofA Renews Chicago Merchandise Xchange $7B Multi-Currency Facility

Chicago Mercantile Exchange renewed its 364-day multi-currency credit facility with Bank of America as administrative agent.

Citi, Goldman, Others Renew $1.27B Air France/KLM Facility

Air France and KLM Airlines renewed their joint €1.1 billion ($1.27 billion) revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 18 banks.

Scotiabank Agents $1B Facility for Duke Energy

Electric power company Duke Energy closed a $1 billion credit agreement with Scotiabank as administrative agent.

JPMorgan, Citibank Co-Agent $2.5B 364-Day Facility For Walt Disney

Walt Disney Company entered into a new $2.5 billion 364-day credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders led by JPMorgan Chase and Citibank as co-administrative agents.

BNP Paribas, Citi Others Arrange Millicom $600MM Revolver

Millicom International Cellular entered into a five-year $600 million revolving credit facility with a group of international and regional banks.

Citibank, Others Arrange Gener8 Maritime $260MM Term Loan

Oil transportation services company Gener8 Maritime signed an agreement with banks for a $259.6 million term loan facility which will support a VLCC newbuilding program. Citibank, EX-IM Bank of China and Bank of China arranged the financing.