Fifth Third Hires Scala as EVP/Head of Payments & Commerce Solutions

Fifth Third has hired Jed Scala as executive vice president and head of Payments and Commerce Solutions, reporting to Tim Spence.

SunTrust Upsizes Aaron’s Facility to $500MM

Aaron’s, a lease to own company, amended its credit facility with SunTrust Bank as administrative agent, increasing the revolving credit facility to $400 and adding a new $100 term loan.

PNC, Fifth Third, Everbank Support Textainer Refi

A subsidiary of Textainer Group refinanced its credit agreement to extend its term loan and lower the rate on its warehouse facility. PNC, Fifth Third and Everbank Commercial Finance have joined the syndicate of lenders.

BofA Agents $600MM Revolver for Varian Medical Systems

Varian Medical Systems terminated its August 27, 2013 credit facility and replaced it with a $600 million revolver with Bank of America as administrative agent.

U.S. Bank Agents The Andersons $800MM Credit Facility

The Andersons entered into a sixth amended loan agreement for a $800 million credit facility with a lender group led by U.S. Bank serving as administrative agent.

Credit Suisse Agents $2.2B Energy Transfer Partners Facility

Energy Transfer Equity entered into a $2.2 billion senior secured term loan agreement with Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch as administrative agent.

JPMorgan Agents $1.75B Facility for Teleflex

Teleflex refinanced its credit facilities with JPMorgan as administrative agent, providing a $1 billion five-year revolver and a $750 million delayed draw loan to support the company’s acquisition of Vascular Solutions.

BMO Agents $235MM Blue Bird Refi

Blue Bird, an independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, refinanced its $160 million term loan and $75 million revolving line of credit. Bank of Montreal served as administrative agent and issuing bank.

BofA Agents $386MM DIP Financing For Performance Sports

Bank of America served as administrative agent for $386 million in debtor-in-possession financing to Performance Sports Group as part of its financial restructuring process.

Former Fifth Third Attorney Joins BuckleySandler

BuckleySandler appointed Heather Russell as a partner to lead the Financial Institutions Regulation, Supervision & Technology practice. She was formerly with Fifth Third, BNY Mellon and Bank of America.