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SVPGlobal Aids in Recapitalization of SGS

SGS, investment funds managed by SVPGlobal and the largest existing holder of SGS’ outstanding funded indebtedness completed a recapitalization transaction to strengthen SGS’s balance sheet and position the business for growth. HPS Investment Partners led the financing for the investment.

KKR Provides Debt Financing to Support Galaxy Universal’s Acquisition of And1, Avia, Gaiam and SPRI

Galaxy Universal, a portfolio company of Gainline Capital Partners, agreed to acquire the And1, Avia, Gaiam and SPRI brands from Sequential Brands Group for approximately $330 million. KKR led the debt financing for the acquisition and will participate as a co-investor.

Sequential Brands Group Commences Chapter 11 Proceedings, Seeks $150MM in DIP Financing

Sequential Brands Group, together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, commenced voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. In connection with this process, Sequential will be obtaining $150 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders.

Sunlight Financial Combines with Apollo-Sponsored Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Sunlight Financial, a technology-enabled point-of-sale financing company, closed its business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management.

BofA and Goldman Sachs Provide Debt Financing for Platinum Equity’s Acquisition of Solenis

Platinum Equity signed a definitive agreement to acquire Solenis from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and BASF in a transaction that implies an enterprise value for Solenis of $5.25 billion. BofA Securities and Goldman Sachs are leading the debt financing for the acquisition.

JPMorgan, Oaktree, Morgan Stanley Complete New $265MM Financing for NN

NN completed a new financing with J.P. Morgan, Oaktree Capital Management and Morgan Stanley Tactical Value to provide a $50 million asset-based credit line, a $150 million term loan and a $65 million preferred stock issuance, respectively. 

Ally, Fidus and RF Provide Financing for Liberty Hall’s Acquisition of Comply365

Ally Financial, Fidus Investment and RF Investment Partners provided financing for the acquisition of Comply365, a provider of operational content and compliance management solutions for the aerospace and rail industries, by Liberty Hall, a private equity firm.

Huron Advises Northwest Hardwoods in Restructuring; BofA and Wells to Refinance ABL

Huron Consulting Group is serving as financial advisor for Northwest Hardwoods, which filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Bank of America and Wells Fargo will refinance an existing ABL facility as part of the company’s financial restructuring.