Sitel Group, a global provider of customer experience products and solutions, entered into an agreement to acquire Sykes Enterprises, a provider of global customer experience management services. BNP Paribas committed debt financing to Sitel Group to support the transaction.
Monroe Capital closed a $455 million term debt securitization known as Monroe Capital MML CLO XI. The term financing is Monroe Capital’s sixth CLO completed since March 2018 and is secured by a portfolio of middle market senior secured loans.
General Mills renewed its five-year, $2.7 billion revolving credit facility, which now includes a pricing structure that is tied to environmental impact metrics. BofA Securities is one of the facility’s joint lead arrangers and also is acting as the facility’s sustainability coordinator.
KPS Capital Partners signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Europe, Middle East and Africa food, aerosol and promotional packaging business of Crown Holdings. Barclays and Deutsche Bank led debt financing to support the transaction.
Star Mountain Capital, an investment manager focused on the U.S. lower middle markets, promoted Chris Goodwin, former co-head of merchant banking for BNP Paribas, to managing director. The company also opened a Dallas office, which Goodwin will lead.
Bank of Montreal acted as joint bookrunner, co-lead arranger and administrative agent; CIBC acted as joint bookrunner and co-lead arranger; and BNP Paribas acted as co-lead arranger on a $200 million debt facility for Victoria Gold.
A bank syndicate of 19 banks from eight different countries, including Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB, Santander, Natixis, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and BNP Paribas, arranged a $1.7 billion (€1.4 billion) sustainable revolver for Klépierre.
The Sterling Group, a Houston-based middle market private equity and private credit firm, added Jenny Harris as managing director of the firm’s credit fund. Harris was most recently a managing director at BNP Paribas.
A syndicate of five international financial institutions, including BNP Paribas, ING Capital, Mizuho Bank, Natixis and Société Générale will act as the mandated lead arrangers for a $325 million senior secured project finance facility for Horizonte Minerals.
BNP Paribas closed a $100 million syndicated revolving credit facility structured as a sustainability-linked loan (SLL) with Empresas CMPC, a Chilean pulp and paper company. This is the first SLL for Empresas CMPC and the first for BNP Paribas in Latin America.