Key regularly facilitates introductions and provides capital to fund strategic investments. Recent examples can be found here (PDF), and include:
- KeyBanc Capital Markets served as Joint Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner & Syndication Agent on $1,285 million of Senior Credit Facilities for Fairmount Minerals, Ltd. (“Fairmount”) to acquire substantially all of FTS International’s sand reserves, processing facilities and associated logistics assets. KeyBanc has a strong history with Fairmount, having served as sell-side advisor for Fairmount in 2010, as well as Joint Lead Arranger for financing in 2010 and 2011.
- KeyBanc Capital Markets served as buy-side advisor to Ignite Restaurant Group ("IRG"), a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney & Co., in its acquisition of Romano's Macaroni Grill. In addition, we closed the senior financing supporting this acquisition, serving as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner on $150 million Senior Secured Credit Facilities for IRG. In May 2012, we served as co-manager on a $93 million IPO of IRG.
- KeyBanc Capital Markets acted as Sole Lead Arranger, Sole Bookrunner and Administrative Agent on $75 million of senior secured credit facilities for Authentic Brands Group, LLC (“ABG”), a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“Leonard Green”). The proceeds were used to fund a dividend recapitalization. This transaction represents KBCM’s first transaction with Leonard Green and ABG, as well as ABG’s debut debt syndication.