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Suhan Shim
Partner

Tel: +1-212-373-3244
Fax: +1-212-492-0244
sshim@paulweiss.com

+1-212-373-3244
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0244

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A partner 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.

EXPERIENCE

Suhan’s recent acquisition financing work includes:

  • Kohlberg & Company in the financing aspects of several transactions, including:
    • alongside Mubadala Investment Company, its $3.1 billion acquisition of a majority stake in PCI Pharma Services
    • its acquisition of Myers EPS
    • its acquisition of Ob Hospitalist Group, including its senior secured credit facilities and holdco PIK facility
  • Roark Capital Group in the financing aspects of several transactions, including:
    • the acquisition of Divisions Maintenance Group
    • the $11.3 billion acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands Group by Inspire Brands, a multi-brand restaurant owner and an affiliate of Roark Capital Group
    • the acquisition of Mathnasium
    • the $1.6 billion acquisition of the ServiceMaster Brands businesses
  • KPS Capital Partners in the financing aspects of its $3.45 billion acquisition of Oldcastle Building Envelope
  • Berkshire Partners in the financing aspects of several transactions, including the acquisition of FoodChain ID and the acquisition of Harvey Tool Company
  • General Atlantic in the financing aspects of several transactions, including its investment in PT Solutions and acquisition of Chess.com
  • Churchill Capital Corp II, a special purpose acquisition company, in the financing aspects of its $1.5 billion acquisition of Software Luxembourg Holding S.A. (Skillsoft) and concurrent acquisition of Global Knowledge Training by Skillsoft

Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Suhan’s acquisition financing work includes representations of:

  • American Securities in connection with the financing aspects of its acquisitions of Presidio, Prince International, United PF Holdings and Belfor
  • Apax Partners in multiple bids and the financing aspects of its take-private of Trade Me, the largest internet auction and classified website operating in New Zealand
  • Blackstone in multiple bids and the financing aspects of its acquisition of The Center for Autism and Related Disorders
  • A consortium led by CC Capital in the financing aspects of its $6.9 billion acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet
  • IMS Health in the financing aspects of its merger of equals with Quintiles
  • Pamplona Capital in the financing aspects of its $5 billion acquisition of Parexel International
  • Wyndham Worldwide in the financing aspects of its $1.95 billion acquisition of La Quinta Inns & Suites’ franchise and management businesses

Suhan’s restructuring and liability management experience includes:

  • iHeartMedia in its financing activities, including multiple debt exchange and refinancing transactions, and in the financing aspects of its chapter 11 cases and $3.95 billion exit credit facilities
  • Murray Energy in its financing activities, including its $350 million DIP financing
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders in the financing aspects of the chapter 11 cases of Quorum Health Care Services and its junior DIP financing
  • Sagard Capital in the financing aspects of its chapter 11 cases of Performance Sports Group and its DIP financings, as well as a $375 million exit financing to support the acquisition of Performance Sports Group out of a 363 sale
  • Sungard Availability Services in the financing aspects of its chapter 11 cases and exit financing, which received chapter 11 approval in less than 20 hours

Suhan served as an Articles Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review, and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

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