Experience

    • The Special Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. in the sale by Navios of its ship management division and certain general partnership interests to a related party.
    • 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.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and TRANZACT in the financing aspects of the $1.3 billion sale of TRANZACT to Willis Towers Watson.
    • Nationstar Mortgage, a leading mortgage servicer and originator, in its $3.8 billion merger with WMIH.
    • Precision Medicine Group in the financing aspects of a new $275 million investment.
    • International Paper in the $1.8 billion combination of its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging.
    • Reynolds Group Holdings in the issuance of $2.1 billion senior secured fixed and floating rate notes and $800 million senior notes.
    • UCI in the $257 million sale of its Wells vehicle electronics business to NGK Spark Plug Co.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dell in the $24.9 billion sale of Dell to an investor group including Michael Dell and Silver Lake.
    • Reynolds Group in the financing aspects of its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging.
    • The Hertz Corporation in its $3.4 billion asset-based revolving credit and term loan facilities and refinancing of existing facilities, and its $700 million offerings of senior notes.
    • Rank Group in the financing aspects of its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • Rank Group in the financing aspects of its $980 million acquisition of UCI International, a North American automotive products business.
    • Reynolds Group in the $3 billion senior secured and unsecured notes issuance and $2.02 billion term loan senior secured financing to finance its $6 billion acquisition of Pactiv.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of a majority investment in Cronos, including a $765 million revolving credit facility.
    • Syncora Holdings and its subsidiary, Syncora Guarantee, in the subsidiary's comprehensive $6 billion restructuring relating to its transactions with various financial institutions that were counterparties to its credit default swaps and holders of residential mortgage-backed securities that it guaranteed.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, 2001, J.D.
  • St. Norbert College, 1998, B.A.