Experience

    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $4.7 billion acquisition of Epicor Software, a global provider of cloud-based, industry-specific Enterprise Resource Planning software to industrial-focused sectors.
    • Artera, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company and one of the nation’s largest providers of integrated infrastructure services to natural gas and electric industries, in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Otis Eastern Service.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its partnership investment in Cheney Brothers, a leading family-owned and operated regional food distributor serving the Southeastern United States.
    • PowerTeam Services, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in the financing aspects of its purchase of Miller Pipeline and Minnesota Limited for $850 million in cash.
    • The Carlyle Group in the financing aspects of its investment in American Express Global Business Travel.
    • The Carlyle Group in the financing aspects of its $1.8 billion acquisition, with T&D Holdings, of a majority interest in Fortitude Re.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its proposed $4 billion take private acquisition, later terminated, of Anixter International, a NYSE-listed company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and BrandSafway in the financing aspects of Brookfield’s $1.3 billion investment in BrandSafway.
    • Core & Main Holdings, LP in offering of $300.0 million of senior unsecured PIK toggle notes to fund a distribution to holders of common units.
    • OEConnection (OEC) and Providence Equity in the financing aspects of the sale of a majority stake in OEC to Genstar Capital.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $1.5 billion acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and TRANZACT in the financing aspects of the $1.3 billion sale of TRANZACT to Willis Towers Watson.
    • NCI Building Systems in the financing aspects of its unit purchase agreement with Environmental Materials, LLC.
    • A leading international private equity firm in the creation of a novel structured finance product which raised $700 million from various investors in the form of rated notes and equity. The transaction was structured to address insurance company risk-based capital charges when investing across a diverse portfolio of alternative fund products.
    • Ply Gem and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of Ply Gem’s $5.5 billion stock-for-stock combination with NCI Building Systems.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.755 billion secured term loan facility, $115.0 million secured cash flow revolving credit facility, $360.0 million ABL facility and $645.0 million offering of senior unsecured notes in connection with its $2.4 billion take private of Ply Gem and acquisition of Atrium Windows & Doors, two leading building products companies.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $500 million preferred stock investment in Beacon Roofing Supply’s $2.625 billion acquisition of Allied Building Products.
    • Clayton Dubilier & Rice in its $1.075 billion secured term loan facility, $500 million ABL facility and $500 million offering of senior unsecured notes in connection with its acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S.
    • Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in its $3.325 billion secured credit facility and $700 million offering of senior unsecured notes in connection with the combination of Brand Energy and Safway Group.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $2.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S.
    • Resolute Investment Managers, a portfolio company of Kelso & Company, in financing its acquisition of a controlling interest of Shapiro Capital Management, an institutional-quality, value-oriented investment adviser.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services in the merger of Brand Energy and Safway Group, forming the leading global industrial service business with over $5 billion in revenue.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its acquisition from General Motors and Ford of a majority stake in OEConnection, the established market leader in cloud-based technology solutions that facilitate the efficient location, sale, distribution and dynamic pricing of automotive parts.
    • SiteOne Landscape Supply, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in its leveraged recapitalization and the refinancing of its existing term loan facility.
    • Kelso & Company, the private equity sponsor of Logan’s Roadhouse, in Logan’s pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Debevoise also represented Kelso and Logan’s in a privately negotiated exchange offer to holders of Logan’s senior secured notes resulting in the issuance of over $220 million in new senior secured notes.
    • NCI Building Systems in the refinancing of its existing Term Loan Facility and existing ABL Facility, and the redemption and repayment of NCI’s 8.25% senior notes due 2023, accomplished by the entry into a new $415 million term loan credit facility and a new $150 million ABL credit facility.
    • American Seafoods, the largest harvester of wild-caught fish for human consumption in the United States, in capital markets matters relating to its completed deleveraging recapitalization.
    • Reynolds Group in financing, regulatory and certain U.S. aspects of its €3.75 billion sale of SIG Combibloc Group to Onex Corporation.
    • Brand Industrial Services (formerly Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services), a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in its $300 million tack-on offering of senior unsecured notes.
    • NCI Building Systems in its $245 million acquisition of CENTRIA.
    • Providence Service Corporation in a strategic partnership with Frazier Healthcare Partners in Matrix Medical Network.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, 2014, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2011, B.S.