Tag Archives: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

AllianceBernstein, Deutsche, Guggenheim and Webster Provide Financing to FirstDigital

FirstDigital Telecom, a fiber-based carrier in the western United States, raised debt financing from a group of investors, including AllianceBernstein, Deutsche Bank, Guggenheim and Webster Bank.

BofA-Led Syndicate Refinances and Increases Hilton Grand Vacations’ Revolver to $1B

Hilton Grand Vacations refinanced and increased the capacity under its existing revolving facility from $800 million to $1 billion. Bank of America will remain the administrative agent for the new revolving credit facility.

CitiGroup & Goldman Sachs Provide Financing to Support Avantor’s Acquisition of Masterflex

Avantor entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Masterflex bioprocessing business and related assets of Antylia Scientific, a privately held, portfolio company of investment firms GTCR and Golden Gate Capital.

J.P. Morgan Provides Financing to Support Hyatt Hotels’ Acquisition of Apple Leisure Group

Hyatt Hotels entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Apple Leisure Group from affiliates of KKR and KSL Capital Partners for $2.7 billion in cash. Hyatt secured a financing commitment from J.P. Morgan to help support the acquisition.

BofA Securities Provides Debt Financing to Support Platinum Equity’s Buy of Club Car

Platinum Equity entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Club Car from Ingersoll Rand in a transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion. BofA Securities will lead the debt financing for Platinum Equity and Club Car in connection with the transaction.

M&T Bank Acquires People’s United Financial in All-Stock Transaction

M&T Bank and People’s United Financial entered into a definitive agreement under which M&T will acquire People’s United in an all-stock transaction. The implied total transaction value based on closing prices on Feb. 19, 2021, is approximately $7.6 billion.