Michael T. Buschmann is an associate in the Real Estate Department of Weil’s Miami office. Michael participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for real estate related companies. Michael previously served in Weil’s Restructuring Department, representing various parties in a number of in-court restructurings and other matters. Prior to joining Weil, Michael served as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Louis A. Scarcella, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
Michael received his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School. He received his B.A. in Political Science and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.
Michael has been part of the teams advising:
- Cain International Advisers Limited, as administrative agent for Security Benefit Life Insurance Company (SBLIC), and SBLIC in connection with a $239.4 million construction loan to be made to a joint venture between Related Group and Alta Developers for the construction of Casa Bella Residences, a 57-story luxury condominium project to be located in downtown Miami, FL
- Clarience Technologies, LLC (a portfolio company of Genstar Capital) in its acquisition of Pressure Systems International, LLC and the assets of Truck System Technologies, Inc.
- GC Services LP in its $105 million first and second lien facilities and $40 million asset based revolving credit facility to finance business operations upon emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
- Healogics, Inc. on a comprehensive restructuring of over $860 million in funded debt through an out-of-court debt-for-equity exchange, resulting in a $450m deleveraging that obtained 100% participation from its lenders and provided Healogics with $240 million in new equity financing. As part of the transaction, the Company also secured a new $30M revolving credit facility, in addition to a new $370 million first lien term loan.
- Jack Creek Investment Corp, a SPAC sponsored by KSH Capital, in its business combination with Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings, LLC in a transaction that values Bridger at $869 million.
- Marcone Appliance Parts Center, Inc. (a portfolio company of Genstar Capital), a provider of electrical components for such appliances as ranges, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators and stoves, in its acquisition of Munch's Supply, a distributor of HVAC equipment, parts and supplies, from Ridgemont Equity Partners.
- MSD Partners, as lender, in a $285 million mortgage loan to CGI Merchant Group, as part of CGI Merchant's $375 million acquisition of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., from The Trump Organization.
- NPC International, Inc. and its debtor affiliates in their chapter 11 cases involving over $900 million of funded debt. NPC is America’s largest franchisee company with over 1,600 restaurants across two iconic brands—Pizza Hut and Wendy’s and more than 35,000 employees.
- ORG GC Midco, LLC (Midco), parent of GC Services LP in Midco’s $6 million senior secured debtor-in-possession facility, to provide liquidity during its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
- The Amherst Group, LLC in the reorganization of its existing business into an independent operating business, an independent property business and three opportunity zone funds, and in connection with its acquisition of a financing facility to fund a management-led leveraged buyout and refinance their capital structure.
- Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC (a portfolio company of Brookfield Business Partners) in its acquisition of Bartlett Holdings, Inc. (d/b/a BHI Energy) from AE Industrial Partners, LP.