MUFG Agents Chesapeake Energy $3.8B Revolver

Chesapeake Energy amended its senior secured revolving credit facility agreement, receiving initial commitments from 15 institutions totaling $3.8 billion, which exceeded the $3 billion borrowing base the company was seeking.

BMO Capital Markets Launches PU&I Group, Hires McNutt to Lead

BMO Capital Markets launched its U.S. Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Investment and Corporate Banking group and hired Paul McNutt to lead it.

JPMorgan, Others Arrange $1B in Financing for FSEP

FS Energy and Power Fund raised more than $1 billion in debt financing, including $500 million in 7.5% senior secured notes, a $195 million term loan and a $390 million revolving credit facility.

BMO Arranges $700MM Revolver for Comstock Resources

Comstock Resources obtained commitments from a syndicate of 13 banks for a new five year reserve-based revolving credit facility with an initial borrowing base of $700 million. BMO Capital Markets arranged the facility.

JPMorgan Agents $6.8B Facilities to Support Microchip Microsemi Buy

Microchip Technology completed its acquisition of Microsemi in a deal valued at $10.3 billion. JPMorgan agented an amendment to the company’s credit facility that provided a revolving loan of approximately $3.8 billion and a $3 billion term loan.

Bank of Montreal Agents BRP Facility Upsize to $1.3B

BRP refinanced its existing credit facilities, increasing the term loan to $900 million and the revolving credit facility to C$575 million ($446.8 million). Bank of Montreal was administrative agent.

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.

BMO Financial to Acquire KGS-Alpha Capital Markets

BMO Financial acquired KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, a New York-based fixed income broker-dealer specializing in U.S. mortgage and asset-backed securities in the institutional investor market.

Deutsche Bank Upsizes Stars Group Facility to $3.01B

Global gaming technology provider The Stars Group increased its U.S. dollar and Euro denominated first lien term loans and revolving credit facility to a total of $2.79 billion and its revolver from $100 million to $225 million. Deutsche Bank served as administrative agent.

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.