Barclays Appoints Parrot Head of West Coast Biotech Banking

David Parrot joined Barclays as managing director and head of Barclays’ U.S. West Coast Biotech Banking franchise. He will report to Rick Landgarten, global head of Healthcare & Real Estate Groups at Barclays.

Goldman Sachs, Barclays Lead $220MM Facility for Confie

Insurance broker and personal lines provider Confie completed the refinancing of a new $220 million credit facility led by Goldman Sachs and Barclays.

Wells Fargo Upsizes Realty Income Facility to $3.25BB

Realty Income has closed on an amended $3.25 billion credit facility. Wells Fargo served as administrative agent for the transaction.

Barclays Agents Enviva Partners Facility Upsize to $350MM

Enviva Partners amended its senior secured credit facility, extending the maturity to October 2023 from April 2020 and increasing the revolving credit facility to $350 million from $100 million.

Barclays Agents $250MM DIP Financing for Mattress Firm

Mattress Firm and its subsidiaries filed voluntary Chapter 11 restructuring cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware to implement a prepackaged plan of reorganization.

JPMorgan, Barclays Support Michael Kors Versace Buy

Luxury fashion group Michael Kors signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Italian luxury fashion house Gianni Versace for a total enterprise value of €1.83 billion ($2.12 billion).

BAML Leads Refinitiv $5.5B Loan Launch

Reuters reported syndication of the $5.8 billion-equivalent loan package backing Blackstone’s buyout of Refinitiv, Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk division, is expected to launch on September 4 in the U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is leading the syndication.

Barclays Supports UCT Acquisition of Quantum Global

Ultra Clean Holdings completed its acquisition of Quantum Global Technologies. Barclays served as lead bookrunner for a $350 million term loan and a $65 million revolver to support the transaction.

Walmart Completes Flipkart Buy

Walmart completed a stock purchase that will make it the largest shareholder in India’s Flipkart Group. JPMorgan and Barclays provided financing to support the transaction.

Citibank, JPMorgan, Others Provide New $1B Facility to THG

The Hut Group secured a new $1 billion banking facility to fund further acquisitions. Citibank, JPMorgan, Barclays, HSBC and Santander provided the enlarged facility.