People Moves of the Week

AIG, Pimco, Golub Capital
AIG places exec in charge of M&A; Pimco exec steps down; Golub Capital hires Chip Cushman from GE Capital


Early-Stage Deal Flow Rose in April for Third Month in a Row
While dealmakers remain optimistic, some signs indicate the rate of M&A expansion may be slowing

Lender News

GE Capital Sponsor Finance Buyer Expected to be Unregulated Group, Source Says
Potential bidders for the unit include Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, KKR, Mitsubishi UFJ and SunTrust

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Lender News

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt Expects to Reach Deals for GE Capital Soon

Immelt says deals will be struck this quarter for as much as $30 billion of financial businesses as the company shrinks GE Capital

GE Capital Sponsor Finance Buyer Expected to be Unregulated Group, Source Says

Potential bidders for the unit include Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, KKR, Mitsubishi UFJ and SunTrust

GE Capital Asia’s Japanese Commercial Finance Unit Said to Interest Mitsubishi UFJ and Sumitomo Mitsui

Japan’s banks are jumping on financial services assets all over the world; other recent deals include Mizuho Financial Group’s recent agreement to buy Royal Bank of Scotland

GE Capital Sponsor Finance Sale May Spell Good News for Competitors, Including Ares and Monroe Capital

Reported bidders for the coveted division -- which makes loans to PE-backed companies and includes GE Antares -- include Apollo, Ares Management, Blackstone, KKR, Mitsubishi UFJ and SunTrust

Carlyle to Tap Fund For Senior Secured
Bank Loans

The CLO, arranged by Citigroup, is Carlyle’s second 2015 fund in the U.S.

GE Capital's PE Lending Unit Said to Attract New Bidders in Blackstone & KKR

Apollo, Ares, SunTrust and Mitsubishi are reportedly also considering acquiring GE Capital Sponsor Finance

Interest Rate Environment is "Favorable," Says GE Antares CEO David Brackett

UPDATED -- The leader of the coveted unit of GE Capital Sponsor Finance, which sources expect to sell within 90 days, shares his assessment of interest rates and other trends affecting middle-market lending in this interview with Mergers & Acquisitions

Oaktree Interested in GE Capital’s Assets, Co-Chair Bruce Karsh Says

Others said to be considering buying all or part of GE Capital include: Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, Mitsubishi, SunTrust Banks and Wells Fargo & Co.

Apollo, Ares and Mitsubishi Sign NDA Agreements for GE Capital Sponsor Finance

The unit of GE Capital that makes private equity-backed loans and includes GE Antares (led by CEO David Brackett) is expected to sell within 90 days

Finance Finesse: Turnaround Pros Focus on Education

Many schools borrowed to expand and now lack the funds to pay their debts, explains Carl Marks partner Joe D'Angelo

Why GE Capital Sponsor Finance is So Attractive to Bidders

The unit, which lends to private equity-backed companies and includes GE Antares, has long been a major force in the middle market

GE Likely to Sell PE Lending Business First, Sources Say

Potential buyers reportedly include Ares, SunTrust and Apollo

Turnaround Tuesday: Explosive-Detection Tech Business Implant Sciences Extends Time to Pay Debt

The company is expecting money to come in from its largest-ever order, and the maturity delay allows it to collect those funds

GE to Exit Most Finance, Sell Real Estate to Blackstone

GE will retain its GE Capital Aviation Services, Energy Financial Services and Healthcare Equipment Finance units

GE Capital Grew Middle-Market Business to Take LENDER OF THE YEAR

The lending unit of General Electric added a new unit and increased the number of loans for PE platform acquisitions

Guest Article: Alternative Lenders Look Abroad

Banks compete aggressively for private equity-backed deals, but their appetite for risk has been static, says FGI's Sami Altaher

Finance Finesse:
Leverage Guidelines Open Space for
Non-Bank Lenders

Banks want to avoid “criticized assets” on their balance sheets, says CIT's Jeff Kilrea

People Moves of the Week: Blackhill Partners, William Blair, McGlinchey Stafford

Blackhill promotes two bankers; William Blair hires new managing director; McGlinchey Stafford taps Richard Pelliccio for the firm's Albany, N.Y., office

E.W. Scripps Seeks $225M Loan Add-ons for Spin-Off

The plan comes as E.W. Scripps wraps up a merger with Journal Communications

New Residential to Buy Home Loan Servicing for $1.3B

Last month, investment firm BlueMountain Capital Management said “misconduct” by Ocwen triggered a default in securities issued by an HLSS trust

Finance Finesse: DIP Loans May Rescue Struggling Retailers

B. Riley’s plan to take over bankrupt teen clothier Wet Seal with a $20 million DIP loan that would give the investment bank an 80 percent stake may inspire similar deals

Cal Net Technology Bulks Up IT Offerings with Velocity Network

Monroe Capital increased Cal Net’s loan to support the acquisition

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