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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.

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.

J.P. Morgan, BofA, KKR Provide Debt Financing to Support Acquisition of Cloudera

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.

Global Eagle Completes Asset Sale, Emerges from Chapter 11

Global Eagle Entertainment completed the sale of substantially all of its assets to a group consisting of its first lien investors. Global Eagle’s new owners include certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, among others.

A&M Serves as Restructuring Advisor to Superior Energy in $1.3B Debt-to-Equity Conversion

Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to Superior Energy Services in the company’s recently approved Chapter 11 plan of reorganization, in which the company’s $1.3 billion in debt would be converted into equity and the company would emerge debt free.

Onex Credit Acquires Falcon Investment Advisors

Onex Corporation acquired Falcon Investment Advisors, a U.S. private credit manager. The combined platform will merge Falcon’s specialized private credit investing with the investment and origination capabilities of Onex Credit and the broader Onex franchise.