Scotiabank, ING Upsize Altius Facility to $225MM

Altius Minerals amended its existing credit facility to refinance its existing term and revolver debt. Bank of Nova Scotia and ING Capital led the refinancing, with TD Bank and Export Development Canada participating.

Scotiabank Increases Las Vegas Sands Term Loan by $1.35B

Resort company Las Vegas Sands increased its term loan by $1.35 billion. The Bank of Nova Scotia acted as administrative agent and collateral agent on the transaction.

Barclays Agents $350MM Facility for Keane

Keane Group entered into a new senior secured term loan facility in an initial aggregate principal amount of $350 million to refinance its existing term loan credit facility,

JPMorgan Agents $3.8B Revolver for Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology amended its credit facility dated June 27, 2013 with JPMorgan Chase Bank. The amended facility provides for a revolving loan of approximately $3.8 billion.

Scotiabank, Others Amend $75MM First Majestic Credit Facility

First Majestic Silver amended and restated its credit agreement with the Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Investec Bank as lenders. The amendment included a new $75 million senior secured revolving term credit facility.

Wells Fargo Agents $800MM Owens Corning Revolver

Wells Fargo acted as administrative agent, swingline lender and issuing lender on a new $800 million revolving credit facility for Owens Corning. The revolver replaces the company’s previous credit agreement.

ScotiaBank Provides $15MM Revolver for Titan Mining

Titan Mining closed a senior secured credit facility with the Bank of Nova Scotia. Concurrently, the company appointed Naomi Johnson as vice president, Community Relations.

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.

ScotiaBank Agents $175MM Revolver for Tahoe

Tahoe Resources amended its credit agreement, giving the company access to a $175 million revolving credit facility plus a $25 million accordion feature. The Bank of Nova Scotia served as administrative agent.

Nine Banks Accused of Rigging Canadian Rate Benchmark

Reuters reported that nine banks, including Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal and the National Bank of Canada, are being sued in the U.S. for conspiring to rig a Canadian rate benchmark.