BofA Agents $3.15B Facilities for Drugstore Giant Rite Aid

Rite Aid entered into a new senior secured credit agreement, consisting of a $2.7 billion senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility and a $450 million “first-in, last out” senior secured term loan facility. Bank of America served as both administrative and collateral agent on the facilities.

Connelly Joins BMO Financial Board of Directors

BMO Financial appointed Kevin Connelly to the BMO Financial board of directors. His appointment is effective January 1, 2019.

JPMorgan Chase Agents New $750MM Facilities for AmTrust Financial

JPMorgan Chase served as administrative agent and issuing bank on a $350 million term loan facility and a $400 million revolving credit facility for AmTrust Financial Services.

BofAML Arranges $600MM Revolvers for BGC Partners, Newmark

Bank of America Merrill Lynch acted as the active lead arranger on two separate credit facilities for BGC Partners and Newmark Group, respectively. Together, the credit agreements total $600 million.

Regions Agents $100MM Expansion of Ebix Credit Facility

Ebix expanded its existing syndicated credit facility by an additional $100 million. Regions Bank led the banking group and served as both administrative and collateral agent on the transaction.

Regions, BMO Harris Support Park Energy Midcon Acquisition

Park Energy Services completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Midcon Compression. Regions Bank and BMO Harris Bank provided debt financing to support the transaction.

J.P. Morgan, BMO Harris, Others Arrange $1.3B Welbilt Refi

Welbilt amended its senior secured credit facility, increasing the borrowing limit for the revolving credit facility to $400 million from $275 million and extending maturity date to October 23, 2023.

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.

BMO Harris Hires Friedlander as Managing Director/ABL Group

BMO Harris Bank hired Steve Friedlander as managing director, portfolio and professional development, for its Asset-Based Lending team.

BMO Harris Names Geist Commercial Banking Market Exec

BMO Harris Bank named Greg Geist Commercial Banking Market executive in Arizona.