SLR Investment Corp. (SLRC) and SLR Senior Investment Corp. (SUNS) entered into an agreement to merge together, with SLRC as the surviving company, subject to stockholder approval and customary closing conditions.
First Internet Bancorp, the parent company of First Internet Bank, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire First Century Bancorp, the parent company of First Century Bank.
Galaxy Universal, a portfolio company of Gainline Capital Partners, agreed to acquire the And1, Avia, Gaiam and SPRI brands from Sequential Brands Group for approximately $330 million. KKR led the debt financing for the acquisition and will participate as a co-investor.
Sequential Brands Group, together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, commenced voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. In connection with this process, Sequential will be obtaining $150 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders.
Old National Bancorp and First Midwest Bancorp entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction with a total market value of $6.5 billion to create a bank with $45 billion in combined assets.
BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation, the parent company of Cadence Bank, entered into a merger agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger with a total market value of more than $6 billion.
Banc of California and Pacific Mercantile Bancorp, the holding company of Pacific Mercantile Bank, entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which Pacific Mercantile will merge into Banc of California in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $235 million.
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.
Monroe Capital and Wells Fargo provided debt financing to Southfield Capital and Protos Security in the companies’ acquisition of Mulligan Security, a U.S.-based direct guard and fire safety solutions provider.
Huntington Bancshares, the parent company of Huntington National Bank, and TCF Financial, the parent company of TCF National Bank, signed an agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger with a total market value of approximately $22 billion.