Brendan C. Conley

Brendan Conley

Brendan Conley is an associate in Weil's Banking & Finance practice and is based in Dallas. He participates in a variety of finance transactions, including acquisition financing, investment grade lending, leveraged lending and debt restructuring transactions.

Brendan has played a significant role on teams advising:

  • Clearhaven Partners in senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of Wowza Media Systems, LLC
  • Goldman Sachs, as administrative agent and lead arranger, in $160 million senior secured facilities to finance Endurance Engineering Partners' acquisition of Westwood Professional Services, Inc.
  • Providence Equity Partners in senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of a majority stake in 365 Retail Markets, LLC and 365 Retail Markets, LLC in senior secured incremental facilities to finance its acquisition of Avanti Markets, LLC and subsidiaries
  • KIK Custom Products, Inc. (a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners) in its amended $900 million senior secured term facility to refinance existing indebtedness
  • Chisholm Oil and Gas Operating LLC in a $15 million senior secured revolving facility, with a $15 million initial borrowing base and a $40 million first lien second out term facility, to finance business operations upon emerging from its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • First Lien Ad Hoc Group, as creditors, in $126 million first and third lien take-back term facilities for Jason Group Inc. (f/k/a Jason Industries) to finance Jason's business operations upon emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Montagu Private Equity in $235 million senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of the original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and tissue processing businesses of RTI Surgical, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs, as lender, in a senior secured exit facility for REVA Medical, Inc. to finance business operations upon emerging from its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Real Capital Analytics, Inc. (a portfolio company of Susquehanna Growth Equity) in a senior secured additional term facility to finance its acquisition of Datscha AB
  • Picture Head Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Trive Capital) in an asset-based revolving credit facility
  • CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. (a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners) in first and second lien term and letter of credit facilities to finance CraftWorks' acquisition of Logan’s and to refinance existing indebtedness
  • Southeastern Grocers, LLC in its $1.1 billion term, ABL revolving and FILO facilities to finance operations upon its exit from bankruptcy proceedings
  • Fieldwood Energy LLC (n/k/a QuarterNorth Energy Holding Inc.) in a $100 million senior secured debtor-in-possession facility to finance business operations during its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings; $1.8 billion amended and restated first and second lien facilities to finance operations upon its exit from bankruptcy proceedings; and $119 million first lien exit term, $185 million second lien exit term and $200 million senior secured revolving facilities to finance its business operations upon emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and to refinance existing indebtedness
  • Breitburn Energy Partners LP in the continuation of its $390 million prepetition revolving facility and its $10 million reserve-based term loan to finance operations following its bankruptcy proceedings
  • DXP Enterprises, Inc., in a new $85 million senior secured multicurrency asset-based revolving facility
  • inVentiv Health, Inc. in the $3.1 billion refinancing of their existing secured credit facilities in connection with their $4.6 billion merger of equals and the resulting entry of the combined company, n/k/a Syneos Health, Inc., into new $3.1 billion term loan and revolving credit facilities
  • 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
  • American Gilsonite Company (a portfolio company of Palladium Equity Partners) in a $30 million senior secured debtor-in-possession facility to provide liquidity during its bankruptcy proceedings and a $30 million secured exit facility to finance operations following its bankruptcy proceedings
  • PQ Corporation (a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors) in $200 million asset-based revolver and $1.2 billion senior secured multicurrency term facility to finance the reorganization and combination of PQ and Eco Group Services Holdings LLC
  • Vantage Drilling International (f/k/a Offshore Group Investment Limited) in senior secured letter of credit and term facilities to finance its exit from bankruptcy
  • IPC Systems, Inc. (a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners) in senior secured multicurrency facilities to finance its acquisition of Etrali Trading Solutions
  • WPX Energy, Inc. in its $2 billion bridge and $250 million incremental facilities to finance in part its acquisition of RKI Exploration & Production, LLC
  • The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. in its secured debtor-in-possession term credit facility in connection with its 2015 chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Brasa (Holdings) Inc. (a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners) in the refinancing of its existing credit facilities in connection with the initial public offering of Brasa’s parent, Fogo de Chao, Inc.
  • The Sterling Group in senior secured credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Process Equipment, Inc.
  • Lindsay Goldberg in a $715 million senior secured credit facility to finance its acquisition of Dealer Tire, LLC
  • Montagu Private Equity and Astorg Partners in the financing of their $1.6 billion acquisition of Sebia SA
Brendan received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center and his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.