Eastern Bankshares, the stock holding company for Eastern Bank, and Century Bancorp, the stock holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company, entered into a definitive all-cash merger agreement with an aggregate transaction value of $642 million.
Annaly Capital Management entered into a definitive agreement to sell its commercial real estate business to Slate Asset Management, a global investment and asset management firm focused on real estate. The transaction is valued at $2.33.
Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector, supported Zipari’s combination with Healthx through an investment valuing the company at more than half a billion dollars.
Blackstone Life Sciences and GSO Capital Partners led a $2 billion financial collaboration in support of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. The deal includes an up to $750 million first lien senior secured term loan led by GSO.
Fredrich Lim joined Goodwin Procter as a partner in its private equity group in San Francisco. Lim comes to Goodwin from Kirkland & Ellis, where he was a partner in the debt finance group.