Universal Fiber Systems
Advised Universal Fiber Systems, a leading supplier of solution-dyed fibers, on its $250mm Unitranche Term Loan financing
Advising and acting as joint sponsor to UK-based easyJet plc, a leading low-cost European airline carrier, on its £1.2bn fully underwritten rights issue & $400m secured RCF
Australian Unity Funds Management
Advised Australian Unity Funds Management on a A$320m equity raising and A$80m cash liquidity offer for Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust
Education Australia’s 40% Stake in IDP Education
Advising ASX-listed IDP Education on the restructure of Education Australia’s 40% ownership stake in the business
Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations
Advised Sunwing, a leading Canadian travel company and leisure airline, on its C$375mm financing under the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program administered by the Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corp. and overseen by the Government of Canada
Rolls-Royce £2bn Fully Underwritten Rights Issue
Advising Rolls-Royce on its Fully Underwritten £2bn Rights Issue, as part of a broader recapitalisation package
Travel & Transport
Advising Corporate Travel Management on its acquisition of US-based travel management company Travel & Transport and the associated A$375mm equity raise
American Commercial Lines
Advised American Commercial Lines, a leading provider of maritime transportation services, on its pre-packaged in-court recapitalization
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan B Lenders on the restructuring of 4L Holdings Corporation
Advised Mann+Hummel, a leading global filtration company, on the placement of a green bonded loan
Advised Oaktree Capital Management on the comprehensive recapitalization of Neovia
The AA plc
Advised the AA plc, the UK’s largest roadside assistance provider, on the refinancing of £825mm of its senior secured facilities
Willbros Group, Inc.
Advised Willbros Group, Inc., a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the power and oil & gas industries, on its sale to Primoris Services Corporation
Advised selected Second Lien Noteholders, including Canyon Capital Advisors, Mason Capital, Paulson & Co. and Soros Fund Management regarding Caesars Entertainment Operating Company’s Chapter 11 proceedings
Natural Resource Partners L.P.
Advised Natural Resource Partners L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership that owns, manages and leases mineral properties in the United States, on a series of recapitalization transactions including the extension of NRP’s near-term debt maturities and the issuance of $250mm of new preferred equity capital to funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and from several affiliates of GoldenTree Asset Management L.P.
Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Noteholders
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Noteholders in connection with the restructuring of Goodman Networks.
New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
Advised New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. on $555 million of secured financings, including a new $450 million senior secured term loan and substantial amendments to its existing $105 million ABL revolver
Airopack Technology Group AG
Advised Airopack Technology Group, developer of a revolutionary all-plastic dispenser, on a €120 million debt and equity investment from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, and the concurrently announced proposed acquisition of the 50% stake it does not already own in Airolux AG, its joint venture with Resilux NV
Quindell plc’s Professional Services Division
Advised Slater and Gordon Limited, an ASX-listed international consumer law firm, on the acquisition of Quindell plc’s Professional Services Division, the UK’s leading personal injury law firm operating across the claims value chain, and associated A$890 million equity and A$375 million debt raisings
Azelis Group (majority owned by 3i)
Advised 3i on the sale of Azelis Group, a leading pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals with an emerging presence in Asia, to funds advised by Apax partners
Boart Longyear Ltd.
Advised the Board of Directors of Boart Longyear, the world’s leading supplier of drilling services and equipment for mining and drilling companies, on its strategic review process and subsequent comprehensive recapitalization transactions with certain affiliates of Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
Advised New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. on the refinancing of its $145 million credit with facility with a new $175 million credit facility
Schenck Process Holding GmbH
Advised Schenck Process Holding GmbH, a global leader in bulk material handling, providing applications incorporating weighing, feeding, screening and automation solutions, on the establishment and implementation of a refinancing solution leading to the amendment and extension of its existing senior and mezzanine syndicated facilities
Advised Azelis S.A., a Pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals owned by funds managed by 3i plc, on its covenant reset and a two year maturity extension of its €240mm syndicated debt package
Advised GrainCorp Limited on the unsolicited takeover offer from Archer Daniels Midland Company, a global agribusiness that converts oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed and energy uses