Rabobank, Santander, Others Support Sainsbury Acquisition of Asda

Reuters reported UK supermarket Sainsbury’s closed £3.5 billion ($4.5 billion) in syndicated loans in order to facilitate an acquisition of Walmart’s Asda, which is valued at £7.3 billion ($9.7 billion).

Deutsche Agents $1.5B Debt Financing for Aleris

Aluminum rolled products manufacturer Aleris International raised $1.5 billion in new debt financing. Deutsche Bank, New York Branch served as administrative agent on the transaction.

Deutsche Bank, Others Provide $500MM Loan to Wings Capital

Wings Capital Partners closed a $500 million secured loan facility with a syndicate of six major international banks. Deutsche Bank acted as structuring agent on the transaction.

Deutsche Bank to Sell Non-Performing Ship Loans

Citing people close to the matter, Reuters reported that in an attempt to grow its transport lending activities, Deutsche Bank found a buyer for its risky ship loans.

Deutsche, Others Provide $40MM Facilities to RLH

Deutsche Bank, Capital One and Raymond James agreed to provide Red Lion Hotels a $30 million five-year credit facility and $10 million five-year revolver.

BNP Paribas Agents $2.1B Freepoint Revolver

Freepoint Commodities closed a $2.1 billion revolving bank facility. BNP Paribas served as administrative agent on the transaction.

Barclays, Others Support T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction, a total implied enterprise value of approximately $59 billion for Sprint and approximately $146 billion for the combined company.

Deutsche Provides $209MM Facility to Grasshopper Solar

Deutsche Bank provided a C$270 million ($209.98 million) senior debt facility to Grasshopper Solar, Canada’s largest fully-integrated solar company.

Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Others Support Veritas GE Healthcare Buy

Reuters reported Veritas Capital has lined up $850 million in leveraged loans to support its purchase of GE Healthcare’s value-based care business.

Barclays, Deutsche Support MKS Newport Buy

MKS Instruments entered into an agreement to acquire Newport Corporation. Barclays and Deutsche Bank agreed to provide up to $800 million in debt financing to support the transaction.