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Encina Business Credit Announces Recapitalization, Changes Name to Eclipse Business Capital

Encina Business Credit announced a recapitalization and an expanded capital base provided by affiliated funds of Barings along with participation from Encina management. In conjunction with the recapitalization, Encina changed its name to Eclipse Business Capital.

Jefferies and SMBC Partner to Collaborate on Corporate/Investment Banking Opportunities

Jefferies Financial Group and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking and SMBC Nikko Securities (collectively, SMBC Group) entered into an alliance to collaborate on future corporate and investment banking business opportunities.

Wells Fargo Sells Asset Management Business to GTCR and Reverence Capital Partners for $2.1B

Wells Fargo entered into a definitive agreement to sell Wells Fargo Asset Management to GTCR and Reverence Capital Partners for $2.1 billion. The sale includes Wells Fargo’s business of acting as trustee to its collective investment trusts and all related Wells Fargo Asset Management legal entities.

Morgan Stanley Leads Debt Financing to Support E.W. Scripps’ Buy of ION Media

Morgan Stanley Senior Funding led debt financing to support the close of E.W. Scripps Company’s acquisition of ION Media Networks. In addition, BofA Securities, Truist Securities, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo acted as joint book runners on the debt financing.

JPMorgan Chase Agents $675MM Revolver as Part of Noble Corporation’s Restructuring

Noble Corporation entered into a restructuring support agreement with two ad hoc groups of the largest holders of the company’s outstanding bond debt. In addition, JPMorgan Chase will serve as administrative agent on a $675 million secured revolving credit facility for Noble Corporation.

Morgan Stanley Leads $2.2B Term Loan for Royal Caribbean Cruises

Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs acted as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on a $2.2 billion 364-day secured term loan facility for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Morgan Stanley also served as administrative and collateral agent.