Deutsche Bank Supports CryoLife Acquisition of JOTEC

CryoLife completed its acquisition of JOTEC, a developer of aortic surgical grafts. Deutsche Bank served as administrative agent and collateral agent for financing supporting the transaction.

Deutsche, Capital One, Fifth Third Support CryoLife Buy of JOTEC

CryoLife, a medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JOTEC.

United Community Bank Adds $15MM to Triangle Capital Facility

Triangle Capital, a provider of capital to lower middle market companies, received a new commitment of $15 million from United Community Bank to its senior secured credit facility.

Wells Fargo Upsizes Pool Corporation Facility to $750MM

Pool Corporation amended its existing senior credit facility, increasing the borrowing capacity to $750 million from $465 million. Wells Fargo was administrative agent and joint lead arranger.

Fifth Third Names Smith Chicago Regional President

Fifth Third Bancorp named Eric Smith regional president of Fifth Third Bank in Chicago.

Citicorp Agents $100MM Allison Transmission Upsize

Allison Transmission entered into an incremental facility joinder agreement to its credit agreement in order to increase the available revolving commitments to $550 million. Citicorp was administrative agent.

BofA Agents $1.35B Facility for AK Steel

AK Steel Holding closed a credit facility with Bank of America as administrative agent, consisting of a $1.285 billion asset-based revolver and a $65 million “first-in, last-out” asset-based facility.

Fifth Third Enhances Partnership with ApplePie Capital

Fifth Third can now purchase loans originated through ApplePie Capital’s franchise loan marketplace and joined ApplePie Capital’s SBA lender network.

BofA Agents $350MM Credit Facility for United Leasing & Finance

United Leasing & Finance closed a $350 million, multi-year senior secured revolving credit facility with an accordion expansion to $475 million with Bank of America as agent.

Fifth Third Supports Vantiv Acquisition of Worldpay

Credit card processing company Vantiv entered into a transaction agreement with Fifth Third Bank to support its proposed acquisition of Worldpay Group. In addition to a share purchase, Fifth Third expanded Vantiv’s existing term loan to support the purchase.