Scotiabank Agents $1B Revolver for NFI

NFI Group, the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, entered into a revolving credit facility with a total borrowing limit of $1 billion, which includes a $100 million letter of credit facility.

BMO Harris Agents $500MM Facility for Lilis Energy

Lilis Energy entered into a five-year, $500 million credit agreement. The credit agreement provides for a senior secured reserve based revolving credit facility with an initial borrowing base of $95 million.

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.