A counsel in the Corporate Department, Suhan Shim is a member of the Finance Group. Suhan’s practice covers a wide variety of finance matters, including acquisition financings, distressed financings and bridge financings. Suhan has particular experience in a wide range of acquisition financing matters for private equity and public company clients and both in and out of court distressed financing matters, including liability management transactions.
Suhan’s recent representative matters include:
- Funds managed by affiliates of Berkshire Partners, a Massachusetts-based investment firm, in their acquisition of FoodChain ID, an Illinois-based food-safety and food-quality products and services business, from Paine Schwartz Partners, a California-based private equity firm;
- Kohlberg & Company, LLC, alongside Mubadala Investment Company, in its $3.1 billion acquisition of a majority stake in PCI Pharma Services, a Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical global supply chain solutions provider, from Partners Group, a Switzerland- based global private markets investment manager;
- Oak Hill Capital Partners in its take-private acquisition of Otelco Inc., an Alabama-based wireline telecommunication services company;
- Roark Capital Group in several transactions including:
- an investment by its affiliate in Divisions Maintenance Group, a Kentucky-based technology provider of integrated facilities maintenance services for prominent retail chains, pharmacies, grocery stores, warehouses, distribution centers and REITs; and
- its acquisition of the ServiceMaster Brands businesses of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential services to residential and commercial customers in the termite, pest control, health-based cleaning and restoration markets, for $1.553 billion; and
- Inspire Brands, Inc., a Georgia-based multi-brand restaurant owner and an affiliate of Roark Capital Group, in its $11.3 billion acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the Massachusetts-based parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins.
Suhan served as an Articles Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review, and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.