Sydnei Jones

Associate Washington, D.C.


Sydnei Jones
Sydnei Jones is an associate in Weil’s Tax Department and is based in Washington, D.C. Sydnei participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to the tax aspects of a wide range transactions, including matters involving domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, REITs, joint ventures, restructurings and financing transactions.

Sydnei has been a part of the teams advising:

  • A major financial institution, as administrative agent and lead arranger, in a $1.25 billion senior unsecured revolving facility for Hasbro, Inc. and Hasbro SA
  • CIBC Capital Markets, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities, as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters, in a $1.3 billion investment grade bond offering by The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Citi, Truist, Wells Fargo and another financial institution, as representatives of the underwriters, in a $2.1 billion offering of senior notes by The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • The dealer managers in a $3.65 billion exchange offer by Microsoft Corporation of new 144A / RegS unsecured senior notes and cash for unsecured notes of Activision Blizzard
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust, a real estate investment trust in a $941 million offering of zero coupon senior secured notes due 2026
  • Hayfin Capital Management, as lender, in its senior secured term and revolving facility for Covis Finco S.À R.L. and Covis US Finco, LLC
  • JPMorgan Chase, as administrative and collateral agent, lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in its upsized $2.75 billion senior secured term and revolving facility for Clarios Global LP (a subsidiary of Brookfield Business Partners)
  • Lineage Logistics, LLC in its $208 million acquisition of Turvo Inc.
  • Office Properties Income Trust in its $300 million 144A/Reg S offering of 9.000% senior secured notes due 2029
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in $820 million first and second lien facilities to finance its acquisition of Vantage Elevator Solutions
  • OUTFRONT Media, Inc., representing the initial purchasers, in a $450 million senior secured 144A/Reg S senior secured notes offering
  • Susquehanna Growth Equity in its acquisition of a minority stake in Sawhorse Media LLC (d/b/a Muck Rack Software LLC)
  • Trebia Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of Trasimene Capital Management and Bridgeport Partners, in $450 million senior secured revolving and term facilities to finance its $1.4 billion business combination with System1, LLC and Group Limited (together with Trebia n/k/a System1)
  • WEX Inc. in its repurchase of $310 million in principal amount of its convertible senior notes from WP Bronco Holdings, LLC and its $1.4 billion incremental senior secured term and revolving facility
  • Willis North America Inc. (a subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson PLC) in its $750 million senior unsecured notes offering

Sydnei is also actively involved in the Firm's pro bono efforts, including work with the Innocence Project. Sydnei is also the D.C. Co-chair for the U.S. Branch of the International Fiscal Association's (IFA) Young IFA Network (YIN).

Prior to joining Weil, Sydnei was Tax Counsel at 3M. 

Sydnei received her LL.M and a Certificate in International Tax, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, her J.D. from The University of Iowa College of Law and her B.A. from Mount St. Mary's University.

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