Jon Finelli

Special Counsel

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New York

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Corporate Borrower Representations

  • International oil field services company - (i) $8.6 billion bridge loan commitment to fund major acquisition, (ii) $4.0 billion amended and restated unsecured revolving credit facility, (iii) $7.5 billion senior notes offering to fund major acquisition and (iv) $1.0 billion term loan facility to fund major acquisition
  • Drop shipping (e-commerce) company - $125 million secured revolving credit facility
  • Residential solar systems provider - $830 million of revolving warehouse facilities
  • International exploration and production company - $650 million reserve based revolving credit facility
  • Building materials company - $500 million amended and restated unsecured revolving credit facility
  • Media investment company - $400 million of margin loans in connection with corporate spin-off
  • International consumer products manufacturer and distributor - $315 million first lien credit facilities and $90 million second lien facility in connection with a leveraged buyout
  • International cruise company - $850 million amended and restated unsecured revolving credit facility

Sponsor Representations

  • $720 million syndicated secured credit facilities and $300 million Rule 144A debt offering to acquire an online family history resource website
  • $600 million syndicated secured credit facilities and $127 million and €56 million Rule 144A debt offering to acquire an international software developer
  • $435 million syndicated secured credit facilities and $135 million Rule 144A debt offering to acquire a major security services company
  • $1.3 billion syndicated first lien credit facilities and $490 million syndicated second lien credit facility to refinance existing debt of an international agro-chemical company (portfolio company)
  • $177.5 million first lien credit facilities and $45 million second lien facility to refinance existing debt of an international packaging manufacturer (portfolio company)
  • $340 million secured credit facilities in connection with a dividend recapitalization involving a software developer and solutions provider (portfolio company)
  • $325 million syndicated secured credit facilities to acquire a medical-grade silicone manufacturer

Underwriter/Initial Purchaser Representations

  • $700 million senior secured first lien notes issued by exploration and production company
  • $1.250 billion senior secured second lien notes issued by exploration and production company

Mezzanine Investor Representations

  • Institutional investor - $100 million preferred stock equity investment in restaurant chain
  • Hedge fund - $60 million private placement of unsecured notes issued by insurance services firm
  • Insurance company - $220 million private placement of unsecured notes issued by privately owned auto-parts manufacturer
  • Insurance company - $70 million mezzanine term loan incurred by packaging solutions company (which is privately held by equity sponsor)

Fund Management

  • Hedge Fund - over $100 million of revolving credit facilities in connection with fund liquidity
  • MLP Fund - $395 million secured revolving credit facility in connection with fund liquidity

Restructurings

  • Exploration and production company - representation of debtor in possession in connection with $100 million DIP ABL credit facility and $100 million exit ABL credit facility
  • Exploration and production company - representation of issuer in connection with the exchange of existing notes into over $1.8 billion of first and second lien notes
  • Exploration and production company - representation of underwriter in connection with the exchange of existing notes into over $1.2 billion of senior secured PIK notes and second lien convertible PIK notes
  • Electric utility company - representation of energy provider in connection with the restructuring of sale leaseback transactions and subsidiary debt
  • Exploration and production company - representation of debtor in possession in connection with $450 million exit term loan facility
  • Automotive parts manufacturer - representation of debtor in possession in Chapter 11 reorganization
  • New York State Insurance Department - representation of department in the restructuring of financial guaranty insurers
  • Automotive parts manufacturer - representation of equity committee in Chapter 11 reorganization