A fund managed by Ares Management’s private equity group signed a purchase agreement to sell Farrow & Ball, a UK-based manufacturer and retailer of paint and wallpaper, to Hempel Group.
KPS Capital Partners signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Europe, Middle East and Africa food, aerosol and promotional packaging business of Crown Holdings. Barclays and Deutsche Bank led debt financing to support the transaction.
Global Eagle Entertainment completed the sale of substantially all of its assets to a group consisting of its first lien investors. Global Eagle’s new owners include certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, among others.
Oxford Finance, a finance firm focused on senior debt for healthcare services and life sciences companies, closed a $47 million senior credit facility for Averhealth, a provider of substance use testing and monitoring services tailored to the needs of courts and social service agencies.
Jacobs is acquiring a 65% stake in PA Consulting and also providing debt financing in the form of a £650 million ($845 million) term loan and a revolving credit facility of up to £100 million ($130 million) to fund future growth.
AlixPartners, Latham & Watkins, Hunton Andrews Kurth, Intrepid Partners and Rothschild & Co are representing Lonestar Resources, which entered into a restructuring support agreement with its largest stakeholders that will eliminate approximately $390 million in debt obligations.
According to an 8K filed with the SEC, Bank of America served as administrative and collateral agent on a $2.4 billion asset-based revolving credit facility in connection with the merger of WillScot and Mobile Mini.
Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to Chesapeake Energy, which voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Rothschild & Co expanded into the Midwest by opening a Chicago office headed by former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Eric Hirschfield.