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BofA Securities Supports Platinum Equity’s Acquisition of Pelican Products

Platinum Equity completed its acquisition of Pelican Products, a designer and manufacturer of protective cases and gear for outdoor enthusiasts and supply chain solutions for the healthcare industry. BofA Securities was the lead underwriter for debt financing in support of the transaction.

Morgan Stanley Serves as Placement Agent on $750MM Credit Facility for BridgeBio Pharma

BridgeBio Pharma, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases and cancers, executed a definitive credit facility agreement with a syndicate of lenders for up to $750 million in financing. Morgan Stanley acted as the sole placement agent to BridgeBio on this transaction.

KKR and Callodine Commercial Finance Support Durational Capital Management’s Acquisition of Casper

Casper Sleep entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Durational Capital Management. KKR Credit and Callodine Commercial committed debt financing to Durational Capital Management to support the acquisition.

Apollo and MidCap Support Bird Rides’ Combination with Switchback II

Bird Rides completed its business combination with Switchback II Corporation. The combined company received $414 million in incremental liquidity, including availability under Bird’s credit facility with Apollo Investment and MidCap Financial Trust.

JPMorgan Chase Provides Financing to Support Intuit’s Acquisition of Mailchimp

Intuit acquired Mailchimp for approximately $5.7 billion in cash as well as stock considerations. Intuit partially funded the cash consideration through a $4.7 billion term loan under a new credit agreement. According to an 8K, JPMorgan Chase served as administrative agent for the agreement.

J.P. Morgan Provides Financing to Support Hyatt Hotels’ Acquisition of Apple Leisure Group

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.