Experience

    • A leading Chinese private equity firm in a $170 million umbrella subscription line facility with Citibank N.A.
    • International Paper in the $1.8 billion combination of its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging.
    • FountainVest in its subscription line facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Goldman Sachs Bank USA for FountainVest China Capital Partners Fund III.
    • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in its investment in Datamars.
    • Warner Music Group in a two–part refinancing transaction, including its offer and sale of $250 million 4.875% dollar-denominated senior secured notes due 2024 and an offering of €345 million 4.125% euro-denominated senior secured notes due 2024 and the retirement of $450 million of outstanding dollar-denominated senior notes and €157 million of euro-denominated senior notes.
    • Warner Music Group in its $300 million offering of 5% senior secured notes due 2023.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of BUT, the largest furniture retailer network in France, in a 50:50 partnership with WM Holding, a company related to the XXXLutz Group.
    • Reynolds Group Holdings in the issuance of $2.1 billion senior secured fixed and floating rate notes and $800 million senior notes.
    • Rexel in its €650 million offering of 3.5% senior notes due 2023.
    • UCI Holdings in its up to $125 million senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility.
    • Sacturino in its $5.5 billion loan facility for its take-private acquisition of Polyus Gold (valuing the company at approximately $9 billion).
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • Providence Equity Partners and SRA in the merger of SRA with the government services unit of CSC, creating the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of US LBM Holdings (a building products distributor) from BlackEagle Partners.
    • Park Square in the formation of Park Square Capital Credit Opportunities II, a $2.4 billion senior debt program.
    • Rexel in its €500 million offering of 3.250% senior notes due 2022.
    • UCI in the $257 million sale of its Wells vehicle electronics business to NGK Spark Plug Co.
    • International Paper, Bain Capital, Unisource Corporation and Veritiv Corporation in the $1.4 billion ABL credit facility entered into by Veritiv, a publicly traded corporation resulting from the spin off of International Paper’s xpedx distribution solutions business followed by the merger of the spun off entity with Unisource in a “Reverse Morris Trust” transaction.
    • Schneider Electric in the sale of its custom sensors and technologies division to Carlyle and PAI, based on an enterprise value of $900 million, and its reinvestment of approximately $100 million.
    • American International Group in the financing aspects of the sale of its 100% interest in International Lease Finance Corporation to AerCap Holdings N.V. for $7.6 billion.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dell in the financing aspects of the $24.9 billion sale of Dell to an investor group including Michael Dell and Silver Lake.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of PowerTeam Services from CIVC Partners and True North Equity.
    • Warner Music Group in its $765 million acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group (PLG) from Universal Music Group. (the sale of PLG was required by the European Commission as a condition to its approval of Universal acquiring sole control of the activities of EMI).
    • Reynolds Group in its $3.25 billion offering of 5.75% senior secured notes due 2020, at the time the third-largest single-tranche issue on record in the high-yield market and the largest issue since 2008.
    • Hertz Global Holdings in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.
    • Warner Music Group in the $1.5 billion refinancing of its existing secured notes and revolving credit facility.
    • Reynolds Group Holdings in financing arrangements, including the issuance of $1.5 billion of senior secured notes and $1.5 billion of senior notes and borrowings of incremental loans in excess of $2 billion, for its acquisition of Pactiv, a NYSE-listed global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products.
    • International Paper in the financing aspects of its $4.3 billion acquisition of Temple-Inland.
    • Reynolds Group Holdings in the financing aspects of its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging Company.
    • Access Industries in the financings for its $3.3 billion acquisition of Warner Music Group.
    • Reynolds Group in its $3 billion senior secured and unsecured notes issuance and a $2.02 billion term loan senior secured financing for the $4.5 billion acquisition of Pactiv.
    • Providence Equity Partners in the financing aspects of its $1.9 billion going private acquisition of SRA International.
    • Rank Group in the financing aspects of its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • Rank Group Limited in the financing aspects of its $980 million acquisition of UCI International, a North American automotive products business.
    • International Paper in the financing aspects of its $2.2 billion acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in the financing aspects of the $7.1 billion acquisition of US Foods.
    • International Paper in the financing aspects of its $6.1 billion sale of six million acres of U.S. timberlands to an investor group led by Resource Management Service and an investor group led by TimberStar.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, 1995, M.C.J.

Languages

  • French