MUFG Hires Brandley as Head of Asset Manager Coverage Group

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group hired Stephanie Brandley as a managing director and head of the Alternative Asset Manager Coverage group in its Wholesale and Investment Bank.

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).

Citibank, BNP Paribas Agent $3.5B CCI Facilities

Castleton Commodities International closed two credit facilities totaling $3.525 billion, including a committed borrowing base facility and a committed revolver. BNP Paribas and Citibank acted as administrative agents on the facilities.

JPMorgan Agents $2.5B Revolver for AVANGRID

AVANGRID, a sustainable energy company, closed a $2.5 billion sustainability-linked credit facility with JPMorgan as administrative agent and BBVA as sustainability agent.

Maley Joins MUFG as Head of PE Sponsor Coverage Group

Matt Maley joined Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group as a managing director and head of the bank’s Private Equity Sponsor coverage group. He will report to Robert Smock, head of Corporate Advisory for the Americas.

Davidson to Lead New MUFG Technology Banking Sector

MUFG selected managing director Bill Davidson to lead the newly established Global Technology Sector as part of the bank’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking group.

JPMorgan, Barclays Agent $1.4B Sustainable Facilities for CMS

CMS Energy and its primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy, completed the first syndicated sustainability-linked revolving credit facilities for a U.S. borrower. The aggregate $1.4 billion in new credit facilities will allow CMS to reduce its interest rate by meeting targets related to environmental sustainability.

MUFG Upsizes Hercules Facility to $100MM

Hercules Capital increased its credit facility with MUFG Union Bank to $100 million.

BofA Agents $650MM ABL for Conn’s

National retailer Conn’s amended its $650 million asset-based revolving credit facility with Bank of America as administrative agent.

JPMorgan Upsizes Edison Revolvers to $4.5M

Edison International amended two credit facility with its lender group, increasing the revolving credit facility from $1.25 billion to $1.5 billion. Southern California Edison increased its revolver from $2.75 billion to $3 billion.