Ares Management appointed John Knox Australia and New Zealand chairman of Ares SSG, furthering focus on Asia Pacific business expansion. Knox is the former CEO of Credit Suisse Australia.
Société Générale acted as administrative agent on a $1.25 billion amended and restated revolving credit agreement for Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based energy company primarily engaged in LNG-related businesses.
Petróleo Brasileiro entered into a $4.35 billion revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 17 banks. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ served as senior mandated lead arranger on the transaction.
Corporate Capital Trust, a business development company, increased the maximum borrowing capacity of two of its secured revolving credit facilities.
Cheniere Energy Partners has closed on the previously announced approximately $2.8 billion of senior secured credit facilities. Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase are among 16 banks that provided the facility.
Fifth Street Finance finalized an amendment to extend the maturity and reduce pricing on its existing $125 million revolving credit facility with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
According to a Zacks Equity Research report, Citigroup has agreed to sell its Japanese retail banking operation to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.