Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, named Michael Huerta a senior advisor.
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 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.
Dime Community Bank added former Macquarie Capital senior vice president Avinash Reddy as a senior vice president of corporate development and treasurer.
Macquarie Capital closed the first non-recourse project financing of battery-based energy storage systems with CIT Bank.
Gateway Casinos completed the refinancing of its existing debt and secured a new capital structure. Morgan Stanley led a syndicate of banks that provided the financing.
Peabody Energy increased its term loan to $950 million from $500 million as part of its post-Chapter 11 restructuriing plan. Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse Securities were joint lead arrangers.
Clearlake Capital will acquire LANDESK from Thoma Bravo. Fully committed financing for the transaction was provided by Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Barclays, Jefferies, Golub Capital, Macquarie and Nomura.