Clearlake Capital Group completed its acquisition of Cornerstone OnDemand. J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities, Ares, Golub Capital, Antares Capital, Barclays, Blue Owl, BMO Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Jefferies provided debt financing for the transaction.
AirBoss of America updated its senior secured credit facilities with an expanded syndicate of banks. TD Bank served as sole lead arranger for the facilities, which were updated to increase the revolving credit availability to $250 million, among other changes.
Avantor entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Masterflex bioprocessing business and related assets of Antylia Scientific, a privately held, portfolio company of investment firms GTCR and Golden Gate Capital.
Hyatt Hotels entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Apple Leisure Group from affiliates of KKR and KSL Capital Partners for $2.7 billion in cash. Hyatt secured a financing commitment from J.P. Morgan to help support the acquisition.
GoodData, a provider of data-as-a-service (DaaS) analytics infrastructure, closed a $45 million credit facility from J.P. Morgan. GoodData will use this new financing to grow its global sales and engineering teams while continuing to invest in building solutions for enterprise-grade analytics.
Customers Bank hired Joseph M. Pennini as managing director and head of fund finance. In addition, Marya Savola will join Pennini’s fund finance team as vice president and credit portfolio manager, while Oleg Karaman will round out the fund finance team.
Cloudera entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and KKR in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $5.3 billion. J.P. Morgan, Bank of America and KKR Capital Markets committed to provide debt financing for the transaction.
Constant, the creator of the Vultr cloud computing and bare metal platform, closed a $150 million credit facility from J.P. Morgan and Bank of America, including a $25 million uncommitted expansion option to accommodate future growth.
BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation, the parent company of Cadence Bank, entered into a merger agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger with a total market value of more than $6 billion.
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.