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).

BofA Renews Chicago Merchandise Xchange $7B Multi-Currency Facility

Chicago Mercantile Exchange renewed its 364-day multi-currency credit facility with Bank of America as administrative agent.

Lloyds Agents Innospec Upsize to $310MM to Support Huntsman Acquisition

Innospec completed the acquisition of the European Differentiated Surfactants business from Huntsman. To support the transaction, Lloyds Bank added a $110 million term loan to Innospec’s credit facility.

J.P. Morgan, Others Arrange $8B Vitol Facility

Vitol executed $8 billion in revolving credit facilities with a syndicate of 55 banks.

HSBC Leads New $400MM Facility for AMG Advanced Metallurgical

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group closed a new facility, increasing its borrowing ceiling from $320 million to $400 million. The maturity has been extended from May 2018 to July 2021. HSBC coordinated the financing.

Barclays, Lloyds Provide $150MM Revolver to Moneysupermarket

Price comparison company Moneysupermarket.com increased its revolving credit facility from $75 million to $150 million with Barclays and Lloyds Bank.

Barclays, Credit Suisse, Others Close $200MM Innospec Facility

Innospec announced successful closure on an amendment to its multi-currency revolving credit agreement with Barclays, Credit Suisse, Lloyds Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.

Lloyds Bank Provides $93MM ABL to SpicersOfficeTeam

Office products group SpicersOfficeTeam said it secured a $93 million asset-based lending facility from Lloyds Bank.

SunTrust Agents Willis Securities Credit Agreement

Willis Securities entered into a revolving note and cash subordination agreement, with SunTrust Bank acting as administrative agent, according to an SEC filing.

GE, Others Arrange Financing for GTCR’s Callcredit Acquisition

GTCR announced it acquired Callcredit Information Group in partnership with its management team. GE Capital, HSBC and Lloyds Bank arranged senior financing, while Crescent Capital provided a mezzanine facility.