Aurora Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm completed its acquisition of Sharps Compliance Corp. Antares arranged the debt financing for the transaction.
Elizabeth Sluder joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s projects team as a partner in Los Angeles. Sluder will focus on project finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters.
Norton Rose Fulbright appointed Dr. Sylwia Maria Bea its new EMEA co-head of financial restructuring and insolvency.
Philippine Airlines emerged from its voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings, completing its financial restructuring within four months. Philippine Airlines’ plan of reorganization provides for more than $2 billion in permanent balance sheet reductions from existing creditors.
Allegiance Bancshares, the holding company of Allegiance Bank, and CBTX, the parent company of CommunityBank of Texas, will merge to create a combined company with an equity market capitalization of $1.5 billion.
Deutsche Bank, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba) and Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB), along with existing lenders, expanded 8minute Solar Energy’s $225 million revolving credit facility to $350 million.
A syndicate of five international financial institutions, including BNP Paribas, ING Capital, Mizuho Bank, Natixis and Société Générale will act as the mandated lead arrangers for a $325 million senior secured project finance facility for Horizonte Minerals.
Alvarez & Marsal served as financial advisor to Dean Foods on its sale of assets to Dairy Farms of America, Prairie Farms Dairy, Mana Saves McArthur, Producers Dairy Foods, Harmoni and Industrial Realty Group.
Norton Rose Fulbright expanded its corporate mergers and acquisitions and securities team with the addition of two partners: S. Ward Atterbury in New York and Mark S. Greenfield in Los Angeles.
Norton Rose Fulbright added three privacy and cybersecurity lawyers – Chris Cwalina in Washington, DC, Jeewon Serrato in San Francisco and Steven Roosa in New York – to its Global Cyber Risk Group.