Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Jefferies Others Support Clearlake Acquisition

Clearlake Capital will acquire LANDESK from Thoma Bravo. Fully committed financing for the transaction was provided by Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Barclays, Jefferies, Golub Capital, Macquarie and Nomura.

Jefferies Finance Names Brady Next President

Jefferies Finance named Tom Brady as its next president, following the retirement of current president Carl Toriello on November 30, 2016.

Jeffries Agents $600MM Term Loan to Support Amplify Acquisition

Amplify Snack Brands completed the acquisition of Crisps Topco and subsidiaries. The company financed the cash portion of the deal with the proceeds of a $600 million term loan agented by Jefferies.

Credit Suisse, Jefferies, UBS Support Avast Acquisition of AVG

Avast Software and AVG Technologies have entered into a purchase agreement in which Avast will offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG for $25.00 per share in cash, for a total consideration of approximately $1.3 billion.

WSJ: GT Advanced Lenders Offer $80MM Bankruptcy Exit Loan

The Wall Street Journal reported that existing lenders of GT Advanced Technologies, including Citigroup, have offered $80 million in bankruptcy-exit financing.

Goldman Sachs, Others Provide $2.0B+ to Support Concordia Buy

Concordia Healthcare entered into debt financing transactions totaling more than $2 billion with Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and RBC in connection with its acquisition of Amdipharm Mercury.

Jefferies to Book Loss on Toms Shoes Debt

The Wall Street Journal reported that global investment bank Jefferies Group could lose up to $15 million on debt backing Bain Capital’s Toms Shoes investment while it struggles to sell the loans.

AvantCredit Secures $200MM Credit Facility Led by Jefferies

AvantCredit, an online provider of consumer loans, announced the completition of a $200 million debt financing agreement led by investment bank, Jefferies.

Credit Suisse, Others Finance Peak 10 Acquisition

GI Partners said it completed its acquisition of Peak 10. Financing for the transaction is being provided by affiliates of Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets and Jefferies.

Morgan Stanley, Others Finance Sycamore’s The Jones Group Buy

Sycamore Partners announced it completed its acquisition of The Jones Group, valued at approximately $2.2 billion. Morgan Stanley, Jefferies, KKR Asset Management, MCS Capital Markets, Wells Fargo and Bank of America provided financing.