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Strategic Materials Files Chapter 11, Secures $23MM in DIP Financing

North American glass recycling company Strategic Materials filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. The company also secured new money commitments of $23 million for a debtor-in-possession financing facility.

MUFG Bank and Natixis CIB Provide $247MM Credit Facility to Altius Renewable Royalties

Altius Renewable Royalties entered into senior secured credit financing agreements in the aggregate amount of $247 million. MUFG Bank and Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking are coordinating lead arrangers, bookrunners, syndication agents and hedge providers with respect to the facilities.

Mizuho Americas Acquires Capstone Partners

Mizuho Americas signed an agreement to acquire Capstone Partners, an independent middle-market placement agent focused on fundraising and advisory services to private equity, credit, real asset and infrastructure investment firms.

Apollo and MidCap Support Bird Rides’ Combination with Switchback II

Bird Rides completed its business combination with Switchback II Corporation. The combined company received $414 million in incremental liquidity, including availability under Bird’s credit facility with Apollo Investment and MidCap Financial Trust.

Sunlight Financial Combines with Apollo-Sponsored Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Sunlight Financial, a technology-enabled point-of-sale financing company, closed its business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management.

JPMorgan and Blackstone Provide Financing for Atlas Recapitalization

JPMorgan Chase and Blackstone Credit provided recapitalization through a combination of financing facilities for Atlas Technical Consultants, a provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering, environmental and consulting services.