Christine is a Partner in the Firm's Debt Finance and Capital Markets Group. Christine represents banks, finance companies, investment funds and other investors, as well as public and private companies in a broad range of debt financing transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, second lien and subordinated debt financings, distressed debt investments and restructuring and recapitalization transactions. Within the Debt Finance and Capital Markets Group, Christine acts as one of two senior attorneys in charge of associate training and group meeting content.
•Represented a top national outdoor advertising company in connection with $1.525 billion senior credit facilities and $500 million senior subordinated note offering.
•Represented private equity portfolio companies in connection with acquisition financing transactions, including a $100 million senior credit facility for the acquisition of a receivables collection business and a $45 million senior credit facility for the acquisition of a money transfer business.
•Represented agents and arrangers in syndicated lending transactions, including:
•a $150 million cross-border financing in favor of a public financial printing company.
•a $250 million financing in favor of a private wine and spirits distributorship.
•a $230 million financing in favor of a personal communications device company.
•a $150 million financing in favor of a casual apparel retailer.
•a $80 million cross-border financing to finance acquisition of global provider of hardware components, logistics and supply chain solutions in the global aerospace and defense industries.
•Represented private investment funds in connection with debt restructuring of a distressed publisher and developer of educational materials.
•Represented private investment funds in second lien, mezzanine and subordinated debt financings, including:
•a $25 million second lien financing for a public consumer products company.
•a restructuring of a cross-border multi-tranche financing for a furniture manufacturing company.
•a $60 million second lien term loan facility for a private manufacturer of packaging materials.
•Represented a public specialty retailer and wholesaler of designer fragrances in connection with a $250 senior credit facility to finance the acquisition of the fragrance division of a national health and beauty product distributor.
•Represented a national promotional wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and health and beauty care products in connection with a $300 million senior credit facility.
Besides Edwards Wildman
In her free time, Christine enjoys exploring North American National Parks, European travel, hiking, skiing, cooking and wine tasting.
JP Morgan Chase Bank as Lender in Pre- and Post-Petition Financing
A team of our lawyers represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (JPM) as administrative agent and lender in connection with both pre-petition and post-petition (Debtor-in-Possession) financing of Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD).
Edwards Wildman Team Advises Sole Shareholder in Sale of Stock
An Edwards Wildman team of attorneys advised the sole shareholder of Micronics, Inc., a New Hampshire, USA- and Stoke-on-Trent, England-based manufacturer of filtration products and equipment used in mining, water treatment and food and beverage industries, in a March 28, 2013 sale of his stock to an entity formed by Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.
Lamar Advertising Placement of Subordinated Notes
In 2012, our Securities lawyers represented Baton Rouge, Louisiana- based Lamar Advertising Company as issuer in the Rule 144A and Reg S Placement of 5% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2023.
Senior Secured Credit Facility for JP Morgan Chase
Our Boston lawyers specializing in debt finance represented JPMorgan Chase as the administrative agent and lender in a $450,000,000 secured credit facility to G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. and G-III Leather Fashions, Inc.
Senior Secured Credit Facility for JP Morgan Chase
In May 2012, Edwards Wildman lawyers in Boston specializing in Private Equity and Debt Finance represented JP Morgan Chase in a Senior Secured Credit Facility
United Recovery Systems Purchased 100% of the Capital Stock of Enterprise Recovery Systems, Inc.
A team of our Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, and Benefits and Compensation lawyers represented Audax Group and its portfolio company, United Recovery Systems, in the March 2012 purchase of 100% of the capital stock of Enterprise Recovery Systems, Inc.
$100,000,000 Senior Secured Credit Facility
In March 2012, a team of our lawyers represented United Recovery Systems and Enterprise Recovery Systems, as borrowers, in the senior secured credit facilities from The CIT Group/Business Credit Inc.
Lamar Advertising Tender Offer
We represented Lamar Advertising in the 2012 tender offer for up to an aggregate of $700,000,000 6 5/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015, 6 5/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 - Series B and 6 5/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 - Series C.
Amended and Restated Existing Senior Credit Facility through Restatement Agreement
Our lawyers represented Lamar Advertising in February 2012 in the amended and restated existing senior credit facility through Restatement Agreement, added additional term A-3 loan.
Rule 144A and Reg S Placement of 5 7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2022
In February 2012, we represented Lamar Advertising as issuer in the Rule 144A and Reg S Placement of 5 7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2022. Baton Rouge-based Lamar is the nation's leading out-of-home advertising company.
Edwards Wildman Admits Three Lawyers to Partnership and Elevates Three to Counsel
January 3, 2012
EAPD Represents ABRY Partners in $1.2 Billion Acquisition of RCN Corporation
March 5, 2010