Webster Names Swafford Chief Information Security Officer

Webster Bank named Brandon Swafford senior vice president and director of corporate information security.

Falivene Joins Webster Bank Commercial Lending Team

Philip Falivene joined Webster Bank’s Commercial Lending team as senior vice president, senior relationship manager.

Webster, CoBank Support ZenFi, Cross River Merger

Webster Bank and CoBank will provide debt financing to support the merger of ZenFi Networks and Cross River Fiber. The funds will include additional capacity to support future growth.

Brisk Joins Webster Bank Division as VP/SDO

HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, appointed Ann Brisk vice president, strategy development officer. Brisk will report to SVP and CRO Kevin Robertson.

ING Capital Agents Oaktree Specialty Lending $600MM Revolver

Oaktree Specialty Lending entered into a new secured revolving credit facility with a $600 million capacity and a maturity date of November 2020.

Ciulla Named CEO at Webster Financial as Smith Steps Down

James C. Smith, chairman and CEO of Webster Financial is retiring after 40 years with the bank. John R. Ciulla, president, will become the company’s CEO and a member of the holding company’s board of directors.

TD Securities Agents Financing for Syntax Acquisition

Syntax Systems acquired Core Services to create a North American technology services firm offering cloud managed services. TD Securities served as administrative agent and joint bookrunner and joint lead arranger with National Bank of Canada for the senior secured credit facilities.

Webster Arranges $7MM Financing for New England Brewing Facility

Webster Bank closed on a $7.2 million portfolio financing deal for Isle Brewers Guild, a craft beer cooperative in Pawtucket, RI.

Webster Bank Names Three Commercial Banking SVPs

Webster Bank named Stephen Burke, Craig Kempton and Gilbert Torres senior vice presidents of commercial banking.

Webster Arranges $70MM Refi for Apple Health Care

Webster Bank and three other lenders closed on a $70 million portfolio refinancing for Apple Health Care, an operator of skilled nursing facilities based in Connecticut.