JPMorgan, Others Arrange $200MM Refi for Linblad

Lindblad Expeditions refinanced its existing senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility. JPMorgan Chase Bank, Credit Suisse and Citibank acted as joint book-runners, joint lead arrangers and syndication agents for the transaction.

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.

BofA Agents Commercial Metals $200MM Facility

Commercial Metals Company amended its credit agreement to include a $200 million delayed draw term loan. Bank of America was administrative agent, swing line lender and l/c issuer.

Citibank Agents $500MM Facility for Edison

Edison International closed a $500 term loan agreement with Citibank as administrative agent.

Citibank Upsizes Sempra Energy Facility to $1.25B

Sempra Energy increased the maximum borrowing capacity under its credit facility from $1 billion to $1.25 billion. Citibank served as administrative agent for the transaction.

JPMorgan Chase Agents Westar $270MM Revolver Amendment

Westar Energy amended its $270 million revolving credit facility, extending the maturity to February 18, 2019. JPMorgan Chase acted as administrative agent and lender.

Mann Joins Citi as Global Chief Economist

Dr. Catherine Mann will join Citi Research in February 2018 as global chief economist, based in New York, overseeing the global Economics team and leading research across all areas of economics.

JPMorgan Agents $1.69B Agreement for Weight Watchers International

Weight Watchers International closed a new credit agreement consisting of a $1.54 billion senior secured tranche B term loan and a $150 million senior secured revolving credit facility.

Court Approves Avaya Restructuring Plan

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed Avaya’s second amended Chapter 11 plan of reorganization. As a result, Avaya expects to emerge from its restructuring process before the end of this year.

JPMorgan Agents $273MM Facility for Progress Software

Progress Software amended its credit agreement to include a $123.7 million senior secured term loan and a $150 million revolving credit facility.