FS Investments, KKR Partner to Launch $18B Lending Platform

FS Investments and KKR entered into an agreement to create a business development company (BDC) platform with $18 billion in combined assets under management.

Goldman Sachs Provides $250MM Jersey City Funding Facility

Jersey City Funding, entered into a $250 million credit agreement with Goldman Sachs Bank.

UBS Agents $1.352B Gardner Denver Refi

Gardner Denver amended its credit agreement to refinance a $1.28 billion U.S. Dollar term loan and a €615 ($723.3) million senior secured Euro term loan facility with UBS as agent.

Reuters: Morgan Stanley, Others Support AMGH Acquisition of AMR

Reuters reported Air Medical Group, a KKR portfolio company, will borrow $2.2 billion to support its acquisition of American Medical Response. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Citi and Numura are leading the bank group.

Credit Suisse Leads $2.2B Financing of KKR Nature’s Bounty Buy

Reuters reported that KKR has lined up $2.25 billion in debt financing for its leveraged buyout of vitamin-maker Nature’s Bounty.

ING Capital Arranges $70MM Corporate Capital Trust Facility

Corporate Capital Trust has closed on a new credit facility of $70 million, lead and arranged by ING Capital. Cadence Bank and Seaside National Bank will be lenders under the facility.

ING Capital Arranges $70MM Corporate Capital Trust Facility

Corporate Capital Trust has closed on a new credit facility of $70 million, lead and arranged by ING Capital. Cadence Bank and Seaside National Bank will be lenders under the facility.

KKR’s Stalking Horse Bid for Bankrupt Medical Laundry Firm Approved

A New York bankruptcy judge approved the $125 million sale of medical laundry firm Angelica to KKR, the company’s secured lender, after it received $65 million in DIP financing from Wells Fargo Capital Finance and Regions Bank.

KKR Closes $9.3B Asian Fund III

Investment firm KKR closed the KKR Asian Fund III, a $9 billion fund focused on investments in private equity transactions across the Asia Pacific region.

Carlyle Group Names Farr Global Credit Senior Advisor

The Carlyle Group retained Craig J. Farr as a senior advisor consultant with the Global Credit group. Farr previously served as global head of Capital Markets and Credit at KKR.