Experience

    • Tribune Media Company in the financing aspects of its $6.4 billion sale to Nexstar Media.
    • Dealer Tire, a Lindsay Goldberg portfolio company, 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 Corp., 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 transformational merger of Brand Energy and Safway Group, forming the leading global industrial service business with an enterprise value of approximately $5 billion.
    • 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.
    • Syniverse Magellan Finance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Syniverse Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in its delayed draw term loan credit agreement with commitments of up to $700 million in connection with the acquisition of MACH.
    • 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 the 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.