ProfessionalsGregory A. Ezring
A partner in the Corporate Department and Global Chair of Finance and Capital Markets, Greg Ezring focuses his practice on the representation of private equity funds and other alternative asset managers, including Apollo Global Management, and their portfolio companies in leveraged finance transactions (including both high yield bonds and leveraged loans), debt restructurings and public equity offerings.
Greg has substantial experience representing underwriters, placement agents and initial purchasers in public and private high yield debt and equity securities offerings. He has also represented alternative asset managers in investing in leveraged debt instruments (or portfolios of leveraged debt investments) in both un-levered and leveraged transactions in a variety of structures, including total return swaps. He has been involved in various matters with Apollo Global Management and their current and former portfolio companies, including ADT Security Services, ClubCorp, Coinstar, Constellis Holdings, Covis Pharma, Cox Media Group, EmployBridge, Graanul Invest, Great Canadian Gaming, Intrado, LifePoint Health, Lottomatica, Maxim Crane Works, The New Home Company, Rackspace, Redbox, Shutterfly, Talos Production and Verizon Media (n/k/a Yahoo!), among others.
Greg is recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA and Chambers Global in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, in which market sources describe him as “extremely attentive, driven and very bright.” He is also recommended by The Legal 500 in capital markets and commercial lending, and he is recognized as a “market leader” by IFLR1000.