Aaron S. Turner


Aaron S. Turner

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

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