- 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 pending $4.2 billion acquisition of Duff & Phelps LLC by an investor consortium led by Stone Point Capital and Further Global.
- 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.
Mr. Nikic received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and his B.S. from Boston University. Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Nikic was a Principal at a leading private equity firm and an Associate Director at a liquid alternatives investment firm.