Justina Chen

Associate Silicon Valley

Biography

Justina Chen
Justina Chen is an associate in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice and is based in Silicon Valley. Justina participates in advising corporate borrowers, leading private equity sponsors, banks and other financial institutions in a variety of financing transactions, including cross-border and domestic acquisition financings, direct and syndicated lending, investment grade lending, middle market and large cap financings and chapter 11 reorganizations and out-of-court restructurings.

Justina has played a significant role on the teams advising:

  • Advent International in $225 million senior secured credit facilities to finance its acquisition of First Watch Restaurants, Inc.
  • American Securities in first and second lien senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of NAPA Management Services Corporation.
  • American Securities in $530 million multicurrency and multitranche first and second lien facilities to finance its acquisition of Chromaflo Technologies Corporation from Arsenal Capital Management and Nordic Capital.
  • Ardian in revolving and first and second lien term facilities to finance its acquisition of a majority stake in Florida Food Products, Inc. and to refinance existing FFP indebtedness.
  • CHC Group Ltd (n/k/a CHC Group LLC), in $383 million first and second lien multicurrency exit facilities to finance operations following its bankruptcy proceedings.
  • First Watch Restaurants, Inc. in $175 million senior secured facilities to refinance existing indebtedness following its initial public offering.
  • Flexera Software LLC (a portfolio company of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan) in $700 million first and second lien facilities to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Genstar Capital in senior secured term and revolving credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Truck-Lite Company LLC (n/k/a Clarience Technologies, LLC).
  • Genstar Capital and TA Associates in $1.1 billion first and second lien facilities to finance their acquisition of Orion Advisor Solutions and the simultaneous acquisition of Brinker Capital.
  • Genstar Capital in its acquisition of Marcone Appliance Parts Center, Inc.
  • GI Partners in senior secured facilities to finance its acquisition of Vast Broadband.
  • OMERS Private Equity, together with Harvest Partners, in $1.3 billion senior secured facilities to finance the take-private acquisition of Epiq Systems, Inc. and its combination with DTI (Document Technologies Inc.) and to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Orveon (a portfolio company of Advent International) in a senior secured revolving facility to finance working capital needs.
  • SoftBank Group Corp. in $1.5 billion senior secured facilities to finance in part its $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group LLC.
  • syncreon Group B.V. in (x) a senior secured term loan credit facility consisting of a $125.5 million first out tranche and a $225 million second out tranche and (y) a $135 million multicurrency senior secured ABL facility, each to finance operations upon its completion of a scheme process in the United Kingdom.
  • Thrasio, Inc. (a company in which Advent International has a substantial minority investment) in $650 million incremental facilities, comprised of a $325 million funded term loan and a $325 million delayed draw term loan facility.
  • TPG Global in $465 million senior secured term and revolving facilities and commitments for Accel Entertainment, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a SPAC sponsored by TPG Global, and to refinance existing indebtedness.

Prior to rejoining Weil in 2019, Justina was an Assistant Vice President and a member of the Leveraged Finance Legal team for a leading global investment management and financial services firm.

Justina received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and her B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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