Owl Rock Capital Group and the Dyal Capital Partners division of Neuberger Berman Group entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Altimar Acquisition Corporation to form Blue Owl Capital, an alternative asset management firm with more than $45 billion in assets under management.
Investment banking company Imperial Capital and restructuring advisory firm Winter Harbor acted as financial advisors to SAExploration in the company’s Chapter 11 emergence and financial restructuring.
ATM owner and operator Cardtronics entered into a definitive agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and Hudson Executive Capital to be acquired for $35 per share in cash.
Wells Fargo provided an ABL facility and Pathlight Capital provided a FILO facility for a total of $1.5 billion in financing for JCPenney after the company sold its retail and operating assets to Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management to exit Chapter 11.
AlixPartners is acting as restructuring advisor to Oasis Petroleum, which recently completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11, successfully restructuring its balance sheet and reducing its prepetition debt by $1.8 billion.
Neiman Marcus emerged from voluntary Chapter 11 protection. The company’s new owners, including PIMCO, Davidson Kempner Capital Management and Sixth Street, are funding a $750 million exit financing package.
Charles Pesant joined Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as a partner in the corporate department and the securitization practice group. He will be based in the firm’s New York office. Pesant focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border structured finance deals.
GNC Holding and certain of its secured lenders and key stakeholders reached an agreement to pursue a dual-path process that will allow the company to restructure its balance sheet and accelerate its business strategy through Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Andrew M. Parlen joined Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as a partner in the restructuring department in the firm’s New York office.