Daniel Dokos is head of Weil’s Global Finance practice and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Mr. Dokos has extensive experience in all areas of bank financing with particular focus on acquisition finance and cross-border lending. He has experience representing both financial institutions and corporate borrowers in connection with leveraged acquisition and recapitalization transactions, syndicated lending, investment grade lending, cash flow lending and asset-based lending, as well as loan restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings.
- Representation of Doncasters Group Limited in its $1.3 billion credit facilities
- Representation of General Motors Company in $11 billion revolving credit facilities
- Representation of lead arrangers in a $1.5 billion term and revolving credit facility for Sequa Corporation
- Representation of Mubadala Development Company, as a member of the consortium including Sony Corporation, in connection with the $1.25 billion senior secured financing for the consortium’s $2.2 billion acquisition of EMI Music Publishing
- Representation of Maxim Integrated Products in its $250 million investment grade financing
- Representation of Signet Jewelers in its $400 million investment grade revolving credit facility
- Representation of lead arrangers in $155 million and €87 million cross-border refinancing credit facilities for Xerium Technologies
- Representation of lead arrangers in $1.25 billion cross-border refinancing credit facilities for Diversey, Inc.
- Representation of lead arrangers in the $22.5 billion bridge loan financing for Pfizer's acquisition of Wyeth
- Representation of lead arrangers in Ford Motor Company's historic $18.5 billion secured financing transaction
- Representation of lead arrangers in the financing for the spin-off of Dr Pepper Snapple
- Representation of lead arrangers in leveraged financing for Allison Transmission
- Representation of lead arranger in the leveraged financing for Georgia-Pacific
- Representation of lead agent in high grade financings for Alcoa, Phelps Dodge, Hydro Quebec and FMC Corporation
Mr. Dokos is regularly ranked as a leading lawyer for Banking & Finance in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and IFLR1000. In 2007 he was named “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer for his representation of the lead arrangers in Ford Motor Company’s $18.5 billion financing.
Mr. Dokos joined the firm in 1998 as a partner. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1982, where he graduated Order of the Coif and served as notes editor on the Virginia Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree in History from Dartmouth College in 1979.