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.
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.