Reuters reported that Sears chairman Eddie Lampert is holding discussions with Cyrus Capital Partners to share the $30 million financing to support the company’s Chapter 11 effort.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Sears Holdings’ biggest lenders are pushing the retailer to liquidate its assets in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing.
The Securities and Exchange Commission entered an order finding that Citigroup Global Markets misled users of a dark pool operated by one of its affiliates.
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.
Citigroup agreed to pay $10.5 million in penalties to settle two enforcement actions involving its books and records, internal accounting controls and trader supervision.
An investor group led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners agreed to acquire Dun & Bradstreet, a provider of commercial data, analytics and insight services for businesses.
LifePoint Health and RCCH HealthCare Partners are merging, with LifePoint remaining as the surviving privately-held entity upon closing. Barclays, Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets and Credit Suisse will provide financing to support the transaction.
Harsco amended its existing senior secured credit facilities, increasing the amount of its revolving credit commitments by $100 million to $500 million.
Keane Group entered into a new senior secured term loan facility in an initial aggregate principal amount of $350 million to refinance its existing term loan credit facility,
Reuters reported a late summer closing date for Blackstone Group’s $20 billion acquisition of a majority stake in Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk unit. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and Citigroup are leading the debt financing.