Ares Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking reached a strategic agreement to collaborate on future business opportunities.
BNP Paribas, Handelsbanken and Nordea acted as coordinating mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners for a €750 million revolving credit facility for UPM.
Citibank acted as sole structuring agent for Atlas, which closed its $285 million senior secured financing on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary, APR Energy.
Citi, together with a syndicate of international banks, completed a £625 million ($692 million) term loan facility with Jaguar Land Rover Automotive.
OceanaGold has amended its existing $200 million revolving credit facility with its banking partners: Scotiabank, Citi, HSBC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Natixis and BNP Paribas.
Nordea acted as coordinating bookrunner and mandated lead arranger on two revolving credit facilities totaling €800 million ($872 million) for Metso.
Prysmian Group, a provider of energy and telecom cable systems, has refinanced its €1 billion ($1.13 billion) long-term revolving credit facility with a pool of leading Italian and international banks.
Michael O’Neill, chairman of Citi’s board of directors, will retire on January 1, 2019. John C. Dugan will succeed O’Neill as chairman on the same date.
Interpublic Group agreed to acquire Acxiom Marketing Solutions in a cash transaction valued at $2.3 billion. Citi and JPMorgan served as financial advisors and provided committed debt financing to support the merger.