Jefferies Appoints Wood Global Head of Equity Strategy

Christopher Wood has joined Jefferies as global head of Equity Strategy.

Jefferies Supports Thoma Bravo Acquisition of Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae, a cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, has been acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo. Jefferies provided financing to support the transaction.

Jefferies Leads Permian Production Term Loan Launch

Permian Production Partners launched the syndication of a $300 million first lien term loan with an interest rate of LIBOR + 6.00% and expected maturity in May 2024. Jefferies is lead arranger and administrative agent for the financing.

J.P. Morgan, Jefferies Lead Elysium $380MM Term Loan

Reuters reported UK mental healthcare facilities operator Elysium Healthcare has launched a £275 million ($380 million) term loan to refinance existing debt and fund acquisitions.

BofA Agents Cleveland-Cliffs ABL Facility Downsize

Cleveland-Cliffs amended its senior secured asset-based lending credit facility, extending the maturity date and reducing the oversize from $550 million to $450 million. Bank of America was administrative agent and lead arranger for the transaction.

Credit Suisse Leads $2.59B Paysafe Buyout Financing

Reuters reported Credit Suisse led the financing of a $2.59 billion leveraged loan supporting Blackstone’s buyout of UK-based payment processing company Paysafe.

RBC, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley Support H.I.G Repurchase of Vantage

Reuters reported that Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and Jefferies agreed to provide $710 million in debt financing to support H.I.G. Capital’s $1 billion repurchase of Vantage Specialty Chemicals.

Jefferies Opens Investment Banking Business in Amsterdam

Jefferies opened an investment banking office in Amsterdam headed by Kasper van Griensven.

Credit Suisse, Jefferies Support Tekni Plex Buyout

Reuters reported Credit Suisse and Jefferies will lead a $1.028 billion facility to back the leveraged buyout of Tekni-Plex by private equity firm Genstar Capital from American Securities.

Barclays, UBS, Others Lead Stada $2.8B Buyout Financing

Reuters reported that Barclays, Nomura and UBS led the leveraged loan financing to support Bain Capital and Cinven’s buyout of German drug maker Stada.