MUFG Agents Chesapeake Energy $3.8B Revolver

Chesapeake Energy amended its senior secured revolving credit facility agreement, receiving initial commitments from 15 institutions totaling $3.8 billion, which exceeded the $3 billion borrowing base the company was seeking.

BAML Leads Refinitiv $5.5B Loan Launch

Reuters reported syndication of the $5.8 billion-equivalent loan package backing Blackstone’s buyout of Refinitiv, Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk division, is expected to launch on September 4 in the U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is leading the syndication.

RBC Upsizes Ackroo Revolving L/C to $350K

Ackroo received approval from the Royal Bank of Canada, in cooperation with Export Development Canada, to increase its current revolving line of credit from $200,000 to $350,000.

RBC Leads $250MM Facility for Pawnee Leasing

Pawnee Leasing, the largest subsidiary of the Chesswood Group, completed a $250 million warehouse facility led by Royal Bank of Canada.

BB&T Upsizes Main Street Capital Facility to $680MM

Main Street Capital expanded the total commitments under its revolving credit facility from $655 million to $680 million. BB&T served as administrative agent for the 17-bank lender group.

Citizens Agents $100MM Revolver for Champion Home Builder

Citizens Bank served as administrative agent on a $100 million revolving credit facility for Champion Home Builder and its new parent company Skyline Champion.

Barclays Upsizes OpenText Term Loan to $1B

Barclays acted as administrative agent, collateral agent and swing line lender on an amendment and restatement to Open Text’s existing term loan B credit facility, increasing the aggregate principal amount to $1 billion.

JPMorgan Agents $6.8B Facilities to Support Microchip Microsemi Buy

Microchip Technology completed its acquisition of Microsemi in a deal valued at $10.3 billion. JPMorgan agented an amendment to the company’s credit facility that provided a revolving loan of approximately $3.8 billion and a $3 billion term loan.

Bank of Texas Upsizes Earthstone Energy Facility to $225MM

Earthstone Energy upsized its senior secured revolving credit facility from $185 million to $225 million and lowered its interest rate by 50 basis points. Bank of Texas served as administrative agent.

JPMorgan Agents $3.8B Revolver for Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology amended its credit facility dated June 27, 2013 with JPMorgan Chase Bank. The amended facility provides for a revolving loan of approximately $3.8 billion.