Ares Management’s credit group closed approximately $5.7 billion in U.S. direct lending commitments across 45 transactions during the third quarter of 2022 and approximately $32 billion in direct lending commitments across 251 transactions in the last 12-month period.
David Shapiro joined Vida Capital as managing director. In this role, Shapiro will be responsible for continuing to grow Vida’s alternative asset strategies across the capital spectrum and asset types.
Dave & Buster’s Entertainment entered into an agreement to acquire Main Event from Ardent Leisure Group and RedBird Capital Partners. Deutsche Bank Securities, JPMorgan Chase Bank and BMO Capital Markets are the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners for the financing supporting the acquisition.