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Clients rely on our Finance Group to help them navigate the business and legal complexities of novel and multi-dimensional debt financing transactions. Our versatile finance practitioners work closely with our mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax, real estate and bankruptcy lawyers to provide seamless advice and innovative solutions that address our clients' debt financing needs related to all types of transactions and capital structures.
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.
- 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
- Peter Jaffe
- Salvatore Gogliormella
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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.
Paul, Weiss is advising Redbox, a leading multiplatform destination for new-release movies and entertainment, in its combination with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company.
Corporate partner Manuel Frey and litigation partner Jane O’Brien participated in a video interview with Regulatory Compliance Watch.
The sudden and rapid rise of virtual currencies, coupled with the potential applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across virtually all industries, has generated a wave of innovation, disruptive businesses and a modern digital economy. This series of white papers examines the new legal and regulatory issues in these areas that are cropping up every day.
Paul, Weiss is advising Roark Capital in its acquisition of Nothing Bundt Cakes, a market-leading franchisor and operator of gourmet bakeries offering specialty bundt cakes in 390 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
Paul, Weiss is advising funds and accounts managed by affiliates of Apollo Capital Management, L.P. in a joint proposal, alongside Knighthead Capital Management LLC and Certares Opportunities LLC, to sponsor Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.’s chapter 11 plan of reorganization and to fund Hertz’s and its affiliates’ exit from bankruptcy.