Cravath represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as agent and arranger, in connection with the refinancing of senior secured credit facilities of Vantiv, LLC. The new facilities include a $2.5 billion tranche A term loan facility, a $765 million tranche B term loan and a $650 million revolving credit facility. Vantiv, Inc., the majority owner of Vantiv, LLC, is a leading payment processing and technology provider. The transaction closed on October 14, 2016.
The Cravath team included partner Stephen M. Kessing, senior attorney Kimberly A. Grousset and associate Joshua Ayal on banking matters and associate Andrew T. Davis on tax matters. Joshua S. Aronoff also worked on banking matters.