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Our Finance Group helps clients navigate the business and legal complexities of novel and multidimensional debt financing transactions. We fully understand the challenges faced by borrowers, investors and lenders throughout a company’s lifecycle, from evolving techniques in acquisition finance to the tensions inherent in distressed situations. We are the firm of choice for the most innovative and complex financing matters, including bespoke structured financings and whole-business securitizations of novel assets and restructurings of multibillion-dollar companies.
Awards & Recognition
Corporate partner Bob Zochowski was honored as a Law360 2023 MVP in the Structured Finance category.
Corporate of counsel Jordan Yarett and counsel Mikhel Schecter wrote two chapters in the latest edition of Securitizations: Legal and Regulatory Issues, a guide to one of the most strategically important areas of structured finance.
Paul, Weiss Enhances Private Equity Capabilities With Arrival of Market-Leading Transactional Teams in London, New York and Los Angeles
Thirteen prominent private equity transactional partners are joining Paul, Weiss to significantly expand its global private equity practices.
Paul, Weiss advised an investment group led by Apollo in connection with a $1.25 billion secured note financing for Wolfspeed, Inc., a leader in the worldwide adoption of silicon carbide and gallium nitride technologies for efficient energy consumption and a sustainable future.
Tom de la Bastide, David Tarr and Margot Wagner Publish Article on Covenant-Lite Loans in Practical Law
Corporate partners Tom de la Bastide and David Tarr and practice management counsel Margot Wagner co-authored an article in Practical Law examining the typical features of covenant-lite loans, a borrower-friendly type of loan facility found in certain leveraged financings.
Paul, Weiss is advising Apollo on the financing for its acquisition of a significant portion of the assets of Credit Suisse’s Securitized Products Group, as well as the related launch of standalone securitized credit origination platform ATLAS SP Partners.
- Edward T. Ackerman
- Cullen L. Sinclair
- T. Robert Zochowski Jr.
- Marco V. Masotti
- Aaron J. Schlaphoff
- David S. Huntington
- Matthew W. Abbott
- Caitlin T. Kelly
- Marc Palumbo
- Mikhel Schecter
- Elizabeth Scherer
- Scott M. Sontag
- Patrick N. Karsnitz
- Charles H. Googe Jr.
- Lawrence I. Witdorchic
- Jake Glazeski
- Brian S. Hermann
- Kyle J. Kimpler
- Geoffrey R. Chepiga
- Steven C. Herzog
- Salvatore Gogliormella
- Yuni Yan Sobel
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Equity
- Executive Compensation
- Real Estate
- Investment Management
- Media, Sports & Entertainment
Paul, Weiss is advising Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in its acquisition of a significant minority stake in Primary Wave Music as part of a new strategic partnership valued at over $2 billion.
Paul, Weiss is advising Insight Partners and its portfolio company CommerceHub, an industry-leading commerce network connecting supply, demand and delivery for the world's leading retailers and brands, on the financing aspects of CommerceHub’s acquisition of ChannelAdvisor, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales.
Paul, Weiss advised Insight Partners and its portfolio company Kaseya, a premier provider of unified IT management and security software for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), on the financing aspects of Kaseya's $6.2 billion acquisition of Datto, a leading global provider of security and cloud-based software solutions purpose-built for MSPs.
Awards & Recognition
Paul, Weiss has been shortlisted in the “Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year,” “Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year,” and “Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year” categories as part of the Chambers USA Awards 2022.
Corporate partner Manuel Frey and associate Anastasia Peterson co-wrote the “USA” chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Derivatives 2022, published by Global Legal Group Ltd., London.
Paul, Weiss advised Church’s Chicken, High Bluff Capital Partners and FS Investments in an offering of $225,000,000 Series 2021-1 Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2, and an offering of $25,000,000 Series 2021-1 Variable Funding Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1.
KPS Capital Creates Speira Holdings and Completes $1.67 Billion Acquisition of Norsk Hydro’s Aluminum Rolling Business
Paul, Weiss advised KPS Capital Partners, LP in its creation of Speira Holdings, LP and in Speira’s approximately $1.67 billion acquisition of the global aluminum rolling business from Norsk Hydro ASA.
Corporate partner Manuel Frey and litigation partner Jane O’Brien participated in a video interview with Regulatory Compliance Watch.