Fabio Pazzini

Biography

Fabio Pazzini
Fabio Pazzini is an associate in the Banking & Finance group in London, and a member of the European High Yield team. Fabio regularly advises private equity sponsors, corporates and financial institutions on international capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, with particular emphasis on high yield bond offerings. He also has experience advising on liability management transactions, private placements and direct lending financings.

Selected Experience

Issuers

  • Stirling Square Capital Partners portfolio company Itelyum in connection with its inaugural high yield bond offering of €450 million sustainability-linked senior secured notes and two follow-on offerings
  • Kantar, a portfolio company of Bain Capital, in connection with its $425 million offering of senior secured notes to finance its acquisition of Numerator
  • Advised InPost S.A. (Advent) on its inaugural high yield bond offering of €490 million senior notes
  • Carlson Travel in connection with its debt restructuring, comprising an exchange offer, a consent solicitation, issuance of $125 million senior secured priming notes and shares of common equity*
  • Tereos on its inaugural high yield bond offering of €300 million senior notes*
  • Ardagh Packaging Finance and Ardagh Holdings USA  their offering of £400 million senior notes, and redemption of €405 million  senior secured notes*
  • Jaguar Land Rover on its offering of $500 million senior notes*
  • Topaz Marine on its offering of $375 million of senior notes*
  • Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti on its €325 million high yield bond offering*
  • Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori in connection with €550 million senior secured high yield bond offering*

Initial Purchasers

  • The initial purchasers in connection with Stonegate Pub Company Limited’s offering of £500 million senior secured notes*
  • The initial purchasers in connection with PetroRio’s proposed offering of $450 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes*
  • Barclays Bank PLC, as sole bookrunner, on Stonegate Pub Company Financing’s high yield notes offering of additional £150 million floating rate senior notes*
  • The note purchasers in connection with Engineering/Centurion Newco ’s placement of senior secured PIK Toggle notes*
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Cable and Wireless's $400 million offering of senior secured notes and $300 million offering of senior notes*
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Samsonite’s €250 million inaugural high yield bond offering*
  • J.P. Morgan Securities plc, as sole bookrunner, in connection with Radisson Hotel Group’s €250 million inaugural high yield bond offering*
  • The initial purchasers in connection with James Hardie’s inaugural euro-denominated offering of €400 million senior notes*
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Cable and Wireless' $500 million offering of senior secured notes*
  • The initial purchasers on Thomas Cook's €400 million high yield bond offering*
  • The investors on KIRS Group’s Reg S private placement of £55 million notes*
  • Credit Suisse as global coordinator on Pro-Gest’s €250 million inaugural high yield bond offering*

Leveraged Finance

  • Advised on committed financings for acquisitions by Bain Capital, Advent International and Cinven

Prior to joining Weil, Fabio was a member of the U.S. Capital Markets team at another major U.S. law firm.

*Denotes prior firm experience

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