Macquarie Appoints Co-Head of Aerospace, Defense and Government Services

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group has appointed Timothy Alden as a managing director. Alden will co-head the firm’s aerospace, defense and government services coverage alongside co-head Jeremy Parker.

CIT Finances Macquarie Renewable Power Battery Storage Project

CIT Group completed a third round of financing for an innovative battery-based energy storage project that helps facilitate greater use of renewable energy in Southern California.

Goldman Sachs Agents $200MM Term Loans for National Vision

Goldman Sachs served as both administrative and collateral agent on a joinder and amendment which established new $200 million first lien term loans for eyewear retailer National Vision.

Deutsche Bank Upsizes Stars Group Facility to $3.01B

Global gaming technology provider The Stars Group increased its U.S. dollar and Euro denominated first lien term loans and revolving credit facility to a total of $2.79 billion and its revolver from $100 million to $225 million. Deutsche Bank served as administrative agent.

D’Souza Joins Macquerie as Managing Director/TMT Group

Katan D’Souza joined Macquerie Capital as a managing director in its North American telecommunications, media and technology business. Based in Chicago, D’Souza will report to head of TMT David Dorfman.

Macquarie Capital Adds McCarthy, Holt to TMT Group

Macquarie Capital hired Sean McCarthy and Chris Holt as managing directors in its North American TMT business. They will report to David Dorfman.

Macquarie Capital Appoints Huerta Senior Advisor

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, named Michael Huerta a senior advisor.

J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, Others Support Golden Entertainment Buy

Golden Entertainment successfully completed syndication of its financing commitments to fund its pending acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment and to refinance Golden’s outstanding debt at closing.

Macquarie Capital Expands U.S. Credit Sales Team

Macquarie Capital hired John Florio and Emma Yan as managing director and vice president, respectively.

Macquarie Hires New Head of U.S. Financial Sponsor Group

Macquarie Capital hired Tom Amster as senior managing director and head of U.S. Sponsors and Hershel Gerson as managing director in the Consumer, Gaming and Leisure franchise.