Scotiabank Leads Phoenix Tower $485MM Term Loan

Phoenix Tower International, a wireless communications infrastructure provider, closed a $485 million senior secured term loan facility to continue its international expansion.

Natixis Provides $150MM Energy Efficient Equity Facility

Energy Efficient Equity, a California-based specialty finance company, secured a $150 million asset-backed credit facility from Natixis.

Credit Agricole, Others Provide $584MM Facility to Rallye

Rallye signed a $581.4 million credit facility with five of its core banks: BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Industriel et Commercial, HSBC and Natixis.

Citibank, MUFG, Others Close Zain Group $700 million Refi

Middle Eastern telecom provider Zain Group closed a $700 million, five-year revolving credit facility with a syndicate of regional and international banks.

Natixis, SunTrust, Others Upsize Ygrene Facility to $510MM

Ygrene increased its warehouse credit facility to $510 million and added Natixis as a new member of its lending syndicate.

Natixis, Others Fund $116MM Rémy Cointreau Facility

Cognac and spirits producer Rémy Cointreau signed a syndicated loan for €100 million ($116.572 million). Six banks funded the loan, including Natixis, Credit Agricole-CIB, Société Générale, HSBC, CIC and BNP Paribas.

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.

Deutsche Bank, Others Provide $500MM Loan to Wings Capital

Wings Capital Partners closed a $500 million secured loan facility with a syndicate of six major international banks. Deutsche Bank acted as structuring agent on the transaction.

BNP Paribas Agents $2.1B Freepoint Revolver

Freepoint Commodities closed a $2.1 billion revolving bank facility. BNP Paribas served as administrative agent on the transaction.

ABN AMRO, Deutsche, Others Lead Action $2.9B Refi

Reuters reported Dutch-based retailer Action needs to refinance exisiting debt and pay out a dividend to shareholders, which has caused it to initiate a €2.4 billion ($2.9 billion) leveraged loan.