Rabobank Agents $875MM Facility for Gunvor USA

Gunvor USA, a subsidiary of Gunvor Group, successfully closed the syndication of its $875 million borrowing base credit facility. Rabobank served as administrative agent and active bookrunner.

J.P. Morgan Leads Financing to Support Refresco Cott Buy

Netherlands-based bottler Refresco will acquire Cott’s bottling activities for $1.25 billion. Reuters reported J.P. Morgan led the financing to support the transaction.

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.

Mizuho, PNC, BofA Agent $6.2B Facilities for FirstEnergy

FirstEnergy and certain of its subsidiaries entered a $4 billion revolving credit facility agented by Mizuho, a $1 billion revolver agented by PNC and a $1.2 billion term loan agented by Bank of America.

BofA Agents New $2.25B Facility for Consolidated Edison

Consolidated Edison Company of New York closed a $2.25 billion credit agreement with Bank of America as administrative agent.

Wells, Others Upsize Consolidated Communications Revolver to $110MM

Consolidated Communications completed a refinance, which included increasing its revolving credit facility to $110 million. Wells Fargo Securities was left lead arranger.

BofA, Others Arrange BDO Unibank $500MM Term Loan

BDO Unibank closed a $500 million syndicated term loan facility arranged by Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Mizuho Bank, Standard Chartered and United Overseas Bank.

NYT: KKR to Buy Sedgwick for $2.4B

The New York Times reported Kohlberg Kravis Roberts agreed to buy Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a provider of insurance claims processing, for $2.4 billion.

UCB Credit Facility Renewed with Improved Terms

UCB announced the closing of an amendment to its €1.0 billion ($1.361 billion) revolver. BNP Paribas Fortis Bank, Commerzbank, ING and Mizuho acted as joint coordinating bookrunners.

Hastings Represents J.P. Morgan, Others for Valero Revolver

Paul Hastings announced it represented J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup Global Markets, Wells Fargo, Mizuho and RBS Securities in connection with a $3 billion revolver for Valero Energy.