Constantinos Pappas is an associate in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in New York. Mr. Pappas participates in the representation of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Mr. Pappas has been part of the teams advising:
- Antin Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber
- Avolon Holdings Limited (a subsidiary of Bohai Financial Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (f/k/a Bohai Leasing Co., Ltd.)) in its $10 billion acquisition of the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group Inc.
- General Electric Company in its $2.6 billion sale of GE Industrial Solutions
- J.Crew Group, Inc. (a portfolio company of TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners) in its $566.5 million private exchange with certain noteholders of its outstanding senior PIK toggle notes for $250 million of newly issued senior secured notes, shares of its 7% non-convertible perpetual preferred stock having an initial liquidation preference of up to $190 million, and shares of its common stock representing up to approximately 15% of its common equity
- Pace Holdings Corp. in its business combination with Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V., in a transaction valued at approximately $1.75 billion
- Perella Weinberg Partners in its combination with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
- Universal Hospital Services, Inc. in its pending combination with Federal Street Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by Thomas H. Lee Partners, in a new holding company named Agiliti, Inc. having an initial enterprise value of approximately $1.74 billion
Mr. Pappas received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he was elected Order of the Coif and was inducted as a member to the Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society, and his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Economics from New York University. Mr. Pappas served as a research assistant to Professor Richard Squire in connection with his work on corporate reorganizations and a legal writing teaching assistant to professor Nicholas Haddad. Mr. Pappas also interned for the Honorable John G. Koeltl of the Southern District of New York.