Jacqueline Diaz

Biography

Jacqueline Diaz
Jacqueline Diaz is an associate in the Firm’s Banking & Finance group in the New York office. Her practice focuses on advising borrowers, leading private equity sponsors, banks and other financial institutions in a variety of financing transactions, including first and second lien credit facilities, asset-based loans, investment grade lending, middle market and large cap financings, cross-border and domestic acquisition financings and working capital facilities.

Recent Representations:

  • American Securities in $360 million senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of Henry Company LLC.
  • JAB Holding Company in $6.4 billion secured, multicurrency credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs in a $4.2 billion committed bridge facility to finance the pending cash and stock acquisition by Lam Research Corporation of KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • EMI Music Publishing (a portfolio company owned jointly by, among others, Mubadala Development Company, PJSC and Sony Corporation of America) in a $1.2 billion refinancing of its existing senior secured indebtedness
  • OMERS Private Equity in $1.05 billion secured, multicurrency credit facilities to finance acquisition of Kenan Advantage Group, Inc.
  • EQT Partners in a $350 million first lien senior secured ABL revolving credit facility and in $325 million second lien secured notes to finance its acquisition of Direct ChassisLink, Inc.
  • Citi, as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with an amended $3 billion revolving credit facility for Arconic Inc. established as part of the separation of Alcoa Inc.’s manufacturing and commodity businesses into two stand-alone, publicly traded companies.
  • RBC Capital Markets and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., as joint lead arrangers, joint bookrunners and agents, in bridge and term facilities for Dominion Resources, Inc. to finance its approximately $4.4 billion acquisition of Questar Corporation.
  • Chassix, Inc. in its $250 million superpriority secured debtor-in-possession credit facilities in connection with its voluntary entrance into Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and its $250 million credit facilities in connection with its exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • The Jordan Company in $152.5 million first and $37.5 million second lien credit facilities to finance acquisition of DiversiTech Corporation
  • The Jordan Company in $175 million senior secured credit facilities to finance acquisition of Gulfstream Services, Inc.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in first lien and second lien senior secured credit facilities to finance acquisition of PetVet Care Centers, LLC
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in $165 million senior secured credit facilities to finance acquisition of PhyMed Management LLC

Ms. Diaz also counsels pro bono clients on not-for-profit corporation law and general corporate governance and has worked on asylum and other immigration matters.

Ms. Diaz received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served as Senior Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from The Pennsylvania State University.

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