DataBank closed its initial recapitalization led by Swiss Life Asset Management AG, EDF Invest, Northleaf Capital Partners and Ardian. Structured as a sale of ownership interests from existing investors for $1.5 billion, the new investor consortium will now own 35% of the fully-diluted equity interests in DataBank.
Thoma Bravo completed its acquisition of Stamps.com for approximately $6.6 billion in cash. Blackstone Credit, credit funds managed by Ares Management, PSP Investments Credit II and Thoma Bravo Credit provided debt financing for the transaction.
Oaktree Specialty Lending closed its previously announced merger with Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (OCSI), with Oaktree Specialty Lending as the surviving company.
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery appointed Mark Fennessy and Sunay Radia to partners in its global transactions practice based in London. Fennessy will serve as head of UK restructuring and both individuals will focus on restructuring and insolvency matters.
Onex Corporation acquired Falcon Investment Advisors, a U.S. private credit manager. The combined platform will merge Falcon’s specialized private credit investing with the investment and origination capabilities of Onex Credit and the broader Onex franchise.
Oaktree Specialty Lending and Oaktree Strategic Income are merging, with Oaktree Specialty Lending as the surviving company. Oaktree Fund Advisors waived a total of $6 million of management fees for two years following closing in support of the merger.
Portman Ridge Finance and Garrison Capital have merged. The combined company will be externally managed by Sierra Crest Investment Management.
Garrison Capital and Portman Ridge Finance entered into a definitive agreement under which Garrison Capital will merge with and into Portman Ridge Finance, which is a business development company managed by Sierra Crest Investment Management.
Rotech Healthcare announced that it completed its financial restructuring and has emerged from Chapter 11. Proskauer Rose serves as legal advisor, Barclays as financial advisor and AlixPartners as restructuring advisor.