Caith Kushner is a partner in the Finance Group of the Corporate Department. He represents borrowers and issuers in a wide range of leveraged finance and investment grade transactions, including secured borrowings, high yield debt issuances, bridge financings and real estate loans. Caith has also been recognized as one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Dealmakers.
His representative experience includes:
- Oak Hill Capital and its portfolio companies, in numerous financing transactions in connection with acquisition, recapitalization and refinancing transactions
- Carnival Corporation & plc in multiple secured and unsecured high yield debt financing and repricing transactions
- Conduent Inc. in its entry into $1.33 billion of first-lien credit facilities and its issuance of $520 million of first-lien notes
- Diamond Offshore Drilling in its exit financing related to its emergence from bankruptcy, consisting of a $400 million first-lien revolving credit facility, $100 million first-lien term loan facility and $85 million of first-lien notes
- An affiliate of Apollo Global Management in the financing for the $5.6 billion acquisition of LifePoint Health, a network of hospitals, post-acute service providers and outpatient centers
- An affiliate of Apollo Global Management in the financing for the $15 billion acquisition of The ADT Corporation, a leading provider of monitored security, interactive home and business automation and related monitoring services
- Elanco Animal Health in the debt financing for its $7.6 billion acquisition of the animal health business of Bayer AG
- IBM in the $20 billion bridge financing commitment for its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat Inc., creating the world’s largest hybrid cloud provider
- An ad hoc committee of unsecured noteholders of Neiman Marcus, one of the world’s largest omni-channel luxury fashion retailers, in connection with a recapitalization transaction involving the exchange of unsecured notes into a new series of third-lien notes and preferred equity in MyTheresa, a German luxury online retailer, and the issuance of second lien notes
A member of the Columbia Law Review, Caith was also a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a James Kent Scholar.