Nick Nikic

Biography

Nick Nikic
Nick Nikic is an associate in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice and based in New York. Nick’s experience includes advising institutional lenders, loan funds, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a variety of transactions, including acquisition financings, first and second lien credit facilities, investment grade lending, asset-based loans, cross-border transactions, middle market and large cap financings, restructurings and working capital facilities.

Experience

  • The joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in $2.8 billion senior secured facilities for The Hertz Corporation to finance its business operations upon emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • The lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in $1.1 billion first and second lien multicurrency facilities to finance KKR's acquisition of a majority stake in ERM.
  • MC Credit Partners, as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and bookrunner, in senior secured facilities to finance Ardian's acquisition of Acousti Engineering Company of Florida.
  • 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide, Inc. in a $500 million superpriority senior secured debtor-in-possession facility to finance business operations during its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Goldman Sachs in a $210 million senior secured incremental term facility to finance the acquisition by ProQuest LLC (a portfolio company of CIG, Atairos Management and Broad Street Principal Investments) of Innovative Interfaces.
  • Goldman Sachs, as first and second lien administrative agent and a lead arranger, in $2.2 billion first and second lien committed financing to support the $4.2 billion acquisition of Duff & Phelps LLC by an investor consortium led by Stone Point Capital and Further Global.
  • Jefferies, Macquarie and Antares, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, in $345 million first lien facilities to finance Leonard Green's acquisition of Wrench Group Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs in a $9 billion bridge facility to support the spin-off by Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. to its shareholders of a new “Fox,” an entity comprising highly-rated news, sports and broadcast businesses, as part of a series of transactions that also included the combination of the rest of the Twenty-First Century Fox businesses with The Walt Disney Company.
  • Shift4 Payments LLC (f/k/a Lighthouse Network LLC) (a portfolio company of Searchlight Capital Partners) in $600 million first and second lien facilities to refinance existing indebtedness and to finance an acquisition.
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners in $520 million first and second lien facilities to finance its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber.
  • Goldman Sachs and other major financial institutions, as joint lead arrangers, in $49 billion bridge and term loan facilities to finance in part CVS Health Corporation’s $78 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc.
  • Citibank, as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in a $200 million senior secured revolving facility for ExlService Holdings, Inc. to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • The administrative agent, in $378 million first and second lien term and revolving facilities for Pathway Partners Vet Management (a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Private Equity), to refinance existing indebtedness and finance Pathway Partners' purchase of a veterinary ophthalmology company and certain other acquisitions.
  • Snow Phipps Group in first and second lien facilities to finance its acquisition of DecoPac, Inc.
  • Brookfield Asset Management in a margin loan agreement with Citibank, N.A.
Nick received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and his B.S. from Boston University. Prior to joining Weil, Nick was a Principal at a leading private equity firm.