Damian P. Ridealgh


Damian Ridealgh
Damian Ridealgh is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice and is resident in the Firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors, credit funds and other financial institutions in complex U.S. and European financings covering acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, restructurings, fund financings and asset-based lending.

Mr. Ridealgh works with clients including GSO Capital Partners, KKR Credit, Goldentree Capital, Silver Point Capital, EQT, JAB Holding Company, General Atlantic and various other private equity and credit funds.

Recent Representations

  • JAB Holding Company in $6.4 billion secured, multicurrency credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • EQT Infrastructure in a $350 million first lien ABL revolving facility and in $325 million second lien secured notes to finance its acquisition of Direct ChassisLink Inc.
  • Tailwater Capital, as, together with EIG Global Energy Partners, a sponsor of Southcross Holdings LP (c/k/a Southcross Energy), in $85 million senior secured debtor-in-possession facilities to finance Southcross during its bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Ad Hoc Group of Lenders to Energy & Exploration Partners in a senior secured debtor-in-possession term facility to finance Energy & Exploration Partners, LLC during its bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund (an affiliate of The Blackstone Group L.P.) in its strategic investment in, and financing of, The PMI Group, Inc.
  • EQT Infrastructure in first and second lien senior secured multicurrency facilities to finance its acquisition of WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, LLC and its subsidiary, Coinamatic Canada Inc.
  • Hyperion Insurance Group Limited (a portfolio company of General Atlantic) in its $750 million term facility and £85 million revolving facility to finance its acquisition of R K Harrison Holding Limited.
  • GSO Capital Partners in its debt financing of The Giant Cement Group.

Mr. Ridealgh is named a recommended lawyer for Bank Lending by The Legal 500 US. He joined Weil in September 2014 from a major international law firm, where he was a partner in the New York office and led the U.S. Banking Group. He is qualified as a U.S. lawyer and an English solicitor and worked in London until 2003, when he moved to New York.

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