Washington Prime Group emerged from the Chapter 11 process, signifying the completion of the company’s financial restructuring and the implementation of its plan of reorganization. The company emerged from bankruptcy with its debt reduced by nearly $1 billion.
Columbia Banking System, the parent company of Columbia State Bank, and Umpqua Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Umpqua Bank, entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will join together in an all-stock combination.
Washington Prime Group filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Washington Prime Group also secured $100 million in new money debtor-in-possession financing.
TriumphPay, a division of TBK Bank, closed its acquisition of HubTran, a cloud-based provider of automation software for the transportation industry’s back office.
The boards of directors of Webster Financial and Sterling Bancorp unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the two companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction with a total market value of approximately $10.3 billion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charles Schwab completed its acquisition of TD Ameritrade. The integration of the two companies’ operations is expected to occur over the next 18 to 36 months.