Mergers / Acquisitions

Amur Finance Company Acquires Lloyd Helicopters

Amur Finance Company announced the acquisition of Singapore-based Lloyd Helicopter through Amur's subsidiaries Amur Helicopter Financial Services and Amur ESL. read more

Mitsui Acquires 20% Interest in Penske from GE Capital

Mitsui through its newly established two holding companies, Mitsui has acquired a 20.0% limited partnership interest in Penske Truck Leasing from GE Capital at an amount of approximately $750 million. read more

Susquehanna Shareholders Approve Merger with BB&T

Susquehanna Bancshares reported its shareholders voted to approve the agreement and plan of merger under which Susquehanna will merge with and into BB&T. read more

Macquarie to Acquire $4B Aircraft Portfolio from AWAS

Macquarie Group announced that its Macquarie AirFinance subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire a portfolio of 90 aircraft from AWAS Aviation Capital for $4 billion. read more

Wood Creek Completes Acquisition of Milestone Equipment

Wood Creek Capital announced it has completed the acquisition of the majority ownership of transportation equipment lessor Milestone Equipment Holdings from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities. read more

PacWest to Acquire Square 1 for $849MM

PacWest Bancorp announced it will acquire Square 1 for $849 million. The transaction is expected to close in Q4/15. read more

Chesswood Group Acquires Blue Chip Leasing

Chesswood Group announced it entered into an agreement to acquire Blue Chip Leasing and EcoHome Financial. It named former Blue Chip CEO Daniel Wittlin as COO of Chesswood. read more

Huntington to Acquire Macquarie Equipment Finance

Huntington Bancshares announced the signing of an agreement for Huntington National Bank to purchase Macquarie Equipment Finance. The company said it will acquire approximately $900 million of assets. read more

M&A Momentum to Continue in 2015

Law firm White & Case and Mergermarket said in its US M&A 2014-2015 Full Steam Ahead report that M&A momentum from last year looks to continue into 2015. read more

Bank IPOs Continue Flow of Heavy Activity Seen in 2014

SNL Financial reported that two bank IPOs have closed so far in 2015, while two more are pending, continuity the flow of heavy IPO activity seen in 2014. read more

BlueLine Rental to Acquire Trico

BlueLine Rental, a equipment rental company, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trico Equipment, a rental company specialized in aerial lift equipment with locations in NJ, PA, MD and TX. read more

GECAS Closes Milestone Aviation Acquisition

GE Capital Aviation Services said it completed and closed its acquisition of helicopter lessor Milestone Aviation Group for $1.775 billion plus the assumption of Milestone’s existing debt. read more

Celadon Acquires Taylor Express for $43MM

Celadon Group announced the acquisition of 100% of the stock of Taylor Express, a dry van and dry bulk truckload carrier, for $43 million at closing. read more

City National to Be Acquired by Royal Bank of Canada

City National and Royal Bank of Canada announced an agreement by which RBC will acquire City National in a deal valued at $5.4 billion. The deal is expected to close before the end of calendar 2015. read more

Citizens: Middle Market M&A Outlook Shows Warming Economy

Citizens Commercial Banking’s fourth annual Middle Market M&A Outlook shows an improving economy has given executives more reasons to make strategic acquisitions. read more

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