J.P. Morgan Securities, Credit Suisse and HSBC Securities provided $1.825 billion in debt financing for Rent-a-Center’s recent acquisition of Acima, a provider of virtual lease-to-own solutions.
The PNC Financial Services Group and the Spanish financial group, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, signed a definitive agreement for PNC to acquire BBVA USA Bancshares, including its U.S. banking subsidiary, BBVA USA, for a purchase price of $11.6 billion.
Garrett Motion obtained approval of stalking horse bidding protections for affiliates of KPS Capital Partners, including a $63 million termination fee and expense reimbursement that is subject to a limit of $21 million.
First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, and CIT Group, the parent company of CIT Bank, will combine in an all-stock merger of equals to create the 19th largest bank in the United States based on assets.
AlixPartners will serve as restructuring advisor to LSC Communications, which voluntarily filed for business reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Sullivan & Cromwell (S&C) was recognized by The American Lawyer’s Global Legal Awards, a competition focused on the best cross-border work in disputes, finance, M&A and citizenship.