Mergers / Acquisitions

Castlelake Buys AirAsia Group’s Merah Aviation for $768MM

AirAsia Group Berhad sold Merah Aviation Asset Holding to AS Air Lease Holdings 5T DAC, an entity indirectly controlled by Castlelake, in a deal valued at $768.0 million. read more

White Oak Healthcare Finance Acquires Capital One Healthcare Portfolio

White Oak Healthcare Finance acquired an approximate $700 million portfolio of skilled nursing and seniors housing loans from Capital One Healthcare and its participant banks. read more

Macquarie to Acquire Waypoint Leasing Assets for $650MM

Waypoint Leasing Holdings entered into an agreement to be purchased by Macquarie Group for approximately $650 million. read more

First Midwest to Acquire Bridgeview Bank

First Midwest Bancorp entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bridgeview Bancorp, the holding company for Bridgeview Bank Group. read more

Wintrust Acquires American Enterprise Bank Assets and Liabilities

Wintrust Financial’s subsidiary, Northbrook Bank & Trust, completed its acquisition of certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities of American Enterprise Bank. read more

Beneficial Bancorp Stockholders Approve Merger with WSFS Financial

Beneficial Bancorp stockholders approved the previously announced merger of Beneficial with and into WSFS Financial. The transaction is expected to close in Q1/19. read more

Deloitte M&A Outlook: U.S. Dealmaker Optimism Hits Three-Year High

U.S. dealmaker optimism is at a three-year high. Most are anticipating more and bigger merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in 2019, according to Deloitte’s “The State of the Deal: M&A Trends 2019” survey. read more

Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Acquires ENGS Holdings

ENGS Commercial Finance closed on the sale of all shares of ENGS to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited. read more

Equitable Group to Acquire Bennington Financial Equipment Finance Co

Equitable Group reached an agreement to acquire Bennington Financial Services, a profitable and growing privately owned company serving the brokered equipment leasing market in Canada. read more

United Rentals Completes Acquisition of WesternOne Rentals & Sales

United Rentals announced that United Rentals of Canada completed the previously announced acquisition of WesternOne Rentals & Sales for a cash purchase price of approximately $90.4 million (C$120.0 million). read more

People’s United Financial to Acquire Belmont Savings Bank

People's United Financial, the holding company for People's United Bank, agreed to acquire BSB Bancorp and its subsidiary, Belmont Savings Bank, in a 100% stock transaction valued at approximately $327 million. read more

OSG Billing Services Acquires Formost mediaOne; Expands into Canada

OSG Billing Services completed the acquisition of Formost mediaOne, an Ontario-based leader in the outsourced billing, document and services industry, marking OSG’s entry into the Canadian market. read more

SVB to Acquire Healthcare Investment Bank Leerink Partners

SVB Financial Group entered into a merger agreement to acquire Leernk Holdings, the Boston-based parent company of Leerink Partners, an investment bank focused on the healthcare and life science industries. read more

OSG Billing Services to Acquire NCP Solutions

OSG Billing Services agreed to acquire NCP Solutions, a provider of outsourced transactional communications in the financial services industry. read more

Somerville National Leasing and Rentals Acquires Zeemac Vehicle Lease

Somerville National Leasing and Rentals announced the acquisition of Zeemac Vehicle Lease of Burnaby, B.C. read more

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