Aaron S. Turner is an associate in Weil’s Global Finance practice and is resident in the Firm’s Dallas office. His practice focuses primarily on finance transactions, including acquisition financing, investment-grade lending, leveraged lending and debt restructuring transactions. He is primarily a member on teams advising private equity sponsors, borrowers and lender-agents in connection with syndicated financings and institutional purchasers and issuers in connection with high-yield debt offerings.
Mr. Turner recently served and held leadership roles on teams advising:
- Amplify Energy Corp. (f/k/a Memorial Production Partners LP), in an up to $1 billion amended and restated senior secured reserve-based revolving exit facility, with an initial borrowing base of $490 million, to finance operations following its bankruptcy proceedings
- Providence Strategic Growth Partners and one of its technology-industry portfolio companies in connection with a recurring revenue-based revolving facility and term loan
- EIG Global Energy Partners in connection with a complex energy-related finance restructuring
- Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and consortium participants in connection with financing commitments to accompany acquisition bid for the Indiana Toll Road
- Thomas H. Lee Partners in connection with senior-secured and junior unsecured private placement financings to finance its acquisition of LDM Group (a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information)
- SunTrust Bank, as agent, in connection with a $115 million term and revolving facility for a portfolio-company borrower
- Providence Equity Partners in $725 million first and second lien credit facilities to finance its equity investment in RentPath, Inc.
- Thomas H. Lee Partners in $480 million first lien credit facilities to finance its acquisition of 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc.
- Montagu Private Equity in first and second lien, senior secured multicurrency credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Rexam PLC in the United States, Germany and France.
- Thomas H. Lee Partners and Broad Street Principal Investments, a Goldman Sachs affiliate, in $485 million first and second lien term and $100 million asset-based revolving credit facilities for the acquisition of CTI Foods Holding Co., LLC
- An offshore drilling contractor and liftboat service provider in connection with its $1.15 billion credit facility secured by a fleet of vessels, $300 million secured Rule 144A debt offering, $200 million unsecured Rule 144A debt offering and $75 million secured credit facility
- A midstream MLP in connection with its $635 million secured credit facility and $750 million unsecured Rule 144A debt offering
- Institutional purchasers in connection with the establishment of a $75 million senior secured Rule 144A shelf facility for a construction service enterprise
- Underwriter’s counsel in connection with the $275 million senior secured Rule 144A/Regulation S private offering for an independent downstream energy company with refining, retail and pipeline operations
- A multi-state gas station operator in connection with its $350 million combined senior secured revolving facility and second-lien private note offering