Libby Vinson

Libby Vinson
Libby Vinson is an associate in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice and is based in Dallas. Libby participates in advising borrowers, leading private equity sponsors, banks and other financial institutions in a variety of investment grade and leveraged financing transactions, including first and second lien credit facilities, asset-based loans, middle market and large cap financings, cross-border and domestic acquisition financings and working capital facilities.

Libby has been part of the teams advising:

  • Apergy Corporation (n/k/a ChampionX Corporation) in $687 million senior secured facilities to finance cash payments to the seller (Ecolab) required as part of the acquisition of ChampionX (f/k/a Nalco Champion)
  • CL Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of J.C. Flowers) in an incremental second lien term facility to finance the acquisition of Canastream Holdings Ltd.
  • Country Fresh Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Kainos Capital) in first and second lien term and revolving facilities to refinance existing indebtedness
  • CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. (a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners) and Logan’s Roadhouse in first and second lien term and letter of credit facilities to finance CraftWorks' acquisition of Logan’s and to refinance existing indebtedness
  • EP Energy Corporation in a $315 million senior secured superpriority debtor-in-possession facility to finance business operations during its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and a $629 million reserve-based revolving facility to finance business operations upon emerging from its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Fieldwood Energy LLC in a $100 million senior secured debtor-in-possession facility to finance business operations during its chapter 11 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
  • Frontline Road Safety (a portfolio company of The Sterling Group) in first lien facilities to finance its acquisition of Stripe-A-Zone, Inc., Hi-Lite Equipment and Griffin Pavement and first lien facilities to finance its acquisition of PK Contracting, Inc.
  • Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. in $400 million senior secured facilities to refinance existing indebtedness and provide working capital
  • Shift4 Payments LLC (f/k/a Lighthouse Network LLC) (a portfolio company of Searchlight Capital Partners) in $90 million amended, upsized first lien revolving commitments and an amended, upsized $520 million first lien term facility to, in part, refinance existing indebtedness
  • Topgolf International, Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners) in $525 million amended and restated senior secured facilities to refinance existing indebtedness and fund expansion
  • Trive Capital in senior secured direct lender facilities to finance its acquisition of EarthLink, LLC

Libby received her J.D., magna cum laude and as a member of the Order of the Coif, from SMU Dedman School of Law, where she was the CLE and Staff Editor for the SMU Law Review Association. She received her B.A. from Vanderbilt University.