Service Logic was acquired by Leonard Green & Partners from private equity firm Warburg Pincus. Debt financing for the transaction was provided by JPMorgan Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley, Antares Capital and Crescent Capital.
First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, and CIT Group, the parent company of CIT Bank, will combine in an all-stock merger of equals to create the 19th largest bank in the United States based on assets.
According to an 8K filed with the SEC, Bank of America served as administrative and collateral agent on a $2.4 billion asset-based revolving credit facility in connection with the merger of WillScot and Mobile Mini.
Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs acted as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on a $2.2 billion 364-day secured term loan facility for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Morgan Stanley also served as administrative and collateral agent.
The global trade finance market will grow at a CAGR of more than 4% or by $11.25 billion between 2020 and 2024, according to research and advisory company Technavio.
Culligan will acquire AquaVenture for $27.10 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion, including AquaVenture’s net debt.
Chesapeake Energy has engaged JPMorgan Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley Bank, Bank of America, and MUFG Bank to arrange a secured first lien last out 4.5-year term loan facility in the aggregate principal amount of up to $1.5 billion.
Gogo, a provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, completed a $30 million asset-based revolving credit facility. JPMorgan served as administrative agent.