Webster, CoBank Support ZenFi, Cross River Merger

Webster Bank and CoBank will provide debt financing to support the merger of ZenFi Networks and Cross River Fiber. The funds will include additional capacity to support future growth.

NXT Capital, Barings Support Ridgemont Acquisition of HemaSource

Barings served as joint lead arranger and NXT Capital was administrative agent for a senior credit facility supporting Ridgemont Equity Partners’ acquisition of HemaSource.

Antares, Deutsche Support Worldwide Express/Unishippers Merger

Ridgemont Equity Partners acquired Worldwide Express from affiliates of Quad-C Management. Ridgemont will merge its portfolio company, Unishippers Global Logistics, with Worldwide Express to form a new entity called Worldwide Express Global Logistics.

SunTrust RH Arranges Financing to Support Formation of J5

Ridgemont Equity Partners has formed J5 Infrastructure Partners, a telecom service company created by combining Cortel and TowerCom Technologies. Debt financing was arranged by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and provided by SunTrust Bank, MUFG Union Bank and U.S. Bank.

GE Antares, Others Finance Rigemont Acquisition

Ridgemont Equity Partners announced the closing of an equity investment in The Cook & Boardman Group. Debt financing for the transaction was provided by GE Antares, Ally Corporate Finance, Suntrust, PNC and Triangle Capital.

NXT Capital, Others Provide Financing for Ridgemont Acquisition

Ridgemont Equity Partners announced the closing of a majority equity investment in Abrasive Products & Equipment. Debt financing partners included Madison Capital Funding, NXT Capital, TIAA-CREF and Stellus Capital Management.

Ridgemont Equity Partners Acquires J.A.M. Distributing

Ridgemont Equity Partners, a middle-market buyout and growth equity investor, announced the closing of a majority equity investment in J.A.M. Distributing Company, a distributor of lubricants, fuel, base stock and ancillary products.