Experience

    • Kelso & Company and US LBM in Bain Capital Private Equity’s acquisition of a majority interest in US LBM.
    • Foundation Consumer Brands, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in the financing aspects of its acquisition of seven over-the-counter brands from GSK Consumer Healthcare.
    • Steven Cohen and Cohen Private Ventures in the financing aspects of the $2.4 billion acquisition of the Mets.
    • Gogo in the financing aspects of the $400 million sale of its commercial aviation business to Intelsat.
    • 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.
    • The Special Committee of Liberty Broadband in the financing aspects of Liberty Broadband’s $10.59 billion acquisition of GCI Liberty.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Radio Systems Corporation, a market-leading provider of innovative pet product solutions.
    • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and Pathway Vet Alliance in the financing aspects of the sale of a majority stake in Pathway to TSG Consumer Partners.
    • Providence Equity Partners and DoubleVerify in DoubleVerify’s new senior secured revolving loan facility and the refinancing of its existing debt facilities.
    • 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.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of a majority equity interest in Individual FoodService from Sole Source Capital.
    • 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.
    • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Impact Fitness, a franchisee of Planet Fitness and formerly a Bain Capital portfolio company.
    • Gogo in the offering and sale of $925 million in aggregate principal amount by Gogo Intermediate Holdings and Gogo Finance Co., each wholly-owned subsidiaries of Gogo, of their 9.875% senior secured notes due 2024.
    • Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading IT solutions integrator, and its majority owner, Kelso & Company, in the financing aspects of the sale of a majority equity interest in Sirius to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
    • Vets First Choice in the financing aspects of its merger with the Henry Schein Animal Health business to create Covetrus, a new standalone public company.
    • Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Group in the financing aspects of its strategic minority investment in Annexus, a leading designer of annuities and insurance-based retirement products.
    • Tribune Media Company in the financing aspects of its $6.4 billion sale to Nexstar Media.
    • Dealer Tire in the financing aspects of a significant investment by Bain Capital Private Equity.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its sale of PowerTeam Services to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
    • Risk Strategies, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Oxford Risk Management, an established leader in alternative risk and captive insurance and consulting.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its joint investment with Cardinal Health in naviHealth, the largest manager of post-acute benefits for health plans and a leading value-based care partner to health systems and providers.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of a majority interest in American Greetings.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in the financing aspects of its combination with BASF's paper and water chemicals business.
    • Morgan Stanley Investment Management in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Manna Pro, a leading producer of nutritional supplements and other animal products, from The Carlyle Group.
    • Ambac Assurance Corporation, a Wisconsin domiciled insurance company, in a holistic restructuring transaction that involved three exchange offers of existing debt securities and other payment obligations for approximately $2.2 billion of newly-issued debt securities, as well as a new-money financing collateralized by the future proceeds of certain litigation claims against RMBS originators.
    • EIG Global Energy Partners in the financing aspects of the formation of a joint venture with FS Investments to manage the $4 billion FS Energy and Power Fund.
    • Time Inc. in the financing aspects of its $2.8 billion sale to Meredith.
    • AmTrust Financial Services in the financing aspects of a strategic transaction with Madison Dearborn for a portion of AmTrust’s U.S. fee businesses.
    • CoAdvantage, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Private Equity, in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Progressive Employer Management Company.
    • TruGreen Holding Corporation in an $800 million incremental First Lien Term loan and Dividend Recapitalization transaction.
    • Verizon Communications in the $10.54 billion sale of its local wireline operations in California, Florida and Texas to Frontier Communications.
    • Tribune Media Company in the financing aspects of its $6.6 billion sale, later terminated, to Sinclair Broadcast Group.
    • 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.
    • Tribune Media in the refinancing of its $3.773 billion term loan facility and its $1.1 billion offering of 5.875% senior notes due 2022.
    • Hewitt Associates in the financing aspects of its $4.9 billion merger with Aon Corporation.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of a 42.5% stake in Univar, a global distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals, in a sponsored recapitalization transaction valuing Univar at $4.2 billion.
    • 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 $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation.
    • Tribune Media Company in its $2.7 billion acquisition of Local TV Holdings.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisitions of Brand Energy and Harsco Infrastructure in a combined transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
    • Hertz in the financing aspects of its $2.5 billion spin-off of its equipment and rental business.
    • Booz Allen Hamilton, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in its $2.25 billion leveraged recapitalization.
    • 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.
    • The CF Corporation and The Blackstone Group in the financing aspects of the $1.835 billion acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life.
    • Booz Allen Hamilton, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in the refinancing of its $1.58 billion term loan credit facility.
    • Lannett in the financing aspects of its acquisition for $1.23 billion in cash, plus additional contingent consideration, of Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. specialty generic pharmaceuticals subsidiary of global biopharmaceuticals company UCB.
    • Booz Allen Hamilton, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in the $1.2 billion refinancing of its senior secured and mezzanine credit facilities.
    • Altegrity and Providence Equity Partners in the financing aspects of their $1.13 billion acquisition of Kroll from Marsh & McLennan.
    • Syniverse Holdings, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in the $1.1 billion refinancing of its senior secured credit facilities.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $1.05 billion acquisition of David's Bridal.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $1.05 billion acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Wilsonart International Holdings, the decorative surfaces unit of Illinois Tool Works.
    • Sawai Pharmaceutical in the financing aspects of its $1.5 billion acquisition of the generic pharmaceuticals business of Upsher-Smith Laboratories.
    • Booz Allen Hamilton, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in its $1.0 billion refinancing of its secured credit facilities.
    • American Securities and P2 Capital Partners in the financing aspects of their $855 million acquisition of Blount International.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $650 million acquisition of Capco, FIS’s management consulting business.
    • Syniverse Holdings, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in the financing aspects of its €550 million acquisition of MACH.
    • Blount International, a portfolio company of American Securities and P2 Capital Partners, in the refinancing of its $471.4 million term loan facility.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice as sponsor in Atkore International's $410 million offering of 9.875% senior secured notes due 2018.
    • NCI Building Systems in its $245 million acquisition of CENTRIA.
    • American Seafoods, the largest harvester of wild-caught fish for human consumption in the United States, in its completed deleveraging recapitalization.
    • Apex Fund Services in the financing aspects of its sale to Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm.
    • Blackstone Group’s Tactical Opportunities Group in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Philadelphia Financial Group from Tiptree Financial.
    • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services in the financing aspects of its buyout of Harsco Corporation’s 26% interest in Brand, a leading single-source provider of specialized industrial services to the worldwide energy and infrastructure sectors.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Carestream Dental, the digital dental business of Carestream Health.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of a controlling stake in Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, a global manufacturer of medical products.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its acquisition of a 60% stake in Hussmann International, a leading global manufacturer of refrigerated display merchandizing equipment and refrigeration systems for the retail food industry, from Ingersoll Rand.
    • Dealer Tire in its receipt of a significant investment by Lindsay Goldberg and redemption of TA Associates’ ownership interests.
    • J.C. Flowers in the financing aspects of its acquisition of AmeriLife Group.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of PowerTeam Services, a provider of infrastructure services to the gas and electric utility industry.
    • Kelso & Company in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Access Cash, a Canadian independent service organization that manages the country's second largest network of automated teller machines.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of CoAdvantage, a leading Professional Employer Organization.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its investment in Pathway Partners, a leading veterinary hospital owner and operator.
    • PowerTeam Services in an incremental facility under its existing credit agreement on PowerTeam’s acquisition of the assets of CMC Holdings.
    • 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.
    • Tribune Media Company in its spin-off of Tribune Publishing Company.
    • TruGreen, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, and CD&R in TruGreen’s merger with Scotts LawnService.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, 2006, J.D.
  • Brandeis University, 2003, B.A.