Gutierrez Joins Fifth Third as Senior Commercial Banker

Jeremy Gutierrez has joined Fifth Third Bank as senior commercial banker, senior vice president for Central Ohio.

Kohn, Weinzelbaum Join Old Second Bank from MB Financial

Alan H. Kohn and Louis L. Weinzelbaum have joined Old Second National Bank. Both joined from MB Financial Bank.

PNC Agents $125MM Revolver for Meridian Bioscience

Meridian Bioscience has entered into a $125 million revolving credit facility credit agreement with PNC Bank as administrative agent.

Fifth Third Bank Names Smith as Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

Fifth Third Bank has named Stephanie Smith as its chief inclusion and diversity officer. She will be responsible for developing and executing an ecosystem of inclusion through the enterprise that promotes engagement in all the bank’s stakeholders, including employees, suppliers and customers.

Fifth Third Bancorp Completes Merger with MB Financial

Fifth Third Bancorp completed its acquisition of MB Financial. Primary systems and client conversion is expected to occur in early May 2019.

BofA Agents $3.15B Facilities for Drugstore Giant Rite Aid

Rite Aid entered into a new senior secured credit agreement, consisting of a $2.7 billion senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility and a $450 million “first-in, last out” senior secured term loan facility. Bank of America served as both administrative and collateral agent on the facilities.

Smith to Become Chicago COO After Fifth Third, MB Financial Merger

Eric S. Smith, Chicago regional president of Fifth Third Bank, will transition to chief operating officer of the region once the bank’s pending merger with MB Financial closes.

Fifth Third Downsizes Limbach Revolver to $22.5MM

Fifth Third Bank acted as administrative agent, lender and L/C issuer on an amendment to Limbach Holdings’ revolving credit facility, reducing the lenders’ commitments from $25 million to $22.5 million.

JPMorgan Chase Agents New $750MM Facilities for AmTrust Financial

JPMorgan Chase served as administrative agent and issuing bank on a $350 million term loan facility and a $400 million revolving credit facility for AmTrust Financial Services.

Regions Agents $100MM Expansion of Ebix Credit Facility

Ebix expanded its existing syndicated credit facility by an additional $100 million. Regions Bank led the banking group and served as both administrative and collateral agent on the transaction.