David L. Ruediger: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

David L. Ruediger

Partner
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone617-239-0266

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Debt Finance & Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Energy & Cleantech
  • Communications
  • Cable
  • Broadcasting
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless & Satellite
 
University University of New Hampshire, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1985
 
Law SchoolBoston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988
 
Admitted1988, Massachusetts
 
Memberships 

Memberships

Association for Corporate Growth Boston Chapter

 
Born1963
 
Biography

A partner with the Firm and co-chair of the Business Law Department, David represents banks, finance companies, public and private investment funds, equity sponsors and other investors in syndicated lending transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and debt financings, distressed debt investments, restructurings, workouts, and bankruptcies. David has been recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers USA from 2008 - 2014.
• Represented agents and arrangers in syndicated lending transactions, including a $400 million cross-border financing in favor of an international industrial supplier, a $235 million refinancing in favor of a uranium enrichment processor, a $250 million refinancing in favor of a wine and spirits distributor, a $340 million financing in favor of a minerals processor, and an $80 million acquisition financing in favor of an aerospace manufacturer.

• Represented private investment funds and other financial investors in multi-tranche second lien debt financings, mezzanine investments, subordinated note financings, and distressed debt restructurings.

• Represented equity sponsors and operating companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations, including:

• The leveraged buy-out of a public communications company.

• The leveraged buy-out and subsequent disposition of a truck parts distributor.

• The leveraged buy-out and subsequent disposition of an electromagnetic device manufacturer.

Experience

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).

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

Loan and Security Agreement in Favor of a Manufacturer and Distributor of Plastic Conduit

In April 2012, a team of Edwards Wildman lawyers from Boston represented Bank of America in executing a second amended and restated loan and security agreement in favor of a manufacturer and distributor of plastic conduit.

Dividend Recapitalization

In March 2012, a team of our lawyers represented the private equity firm ABRY Partners and RCN in the dividend recapitalization from SunTrust Bank.

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.

JP Morgan Chase Senior Credit Facility

A team of our lawyers specializing in Debt Finance represented JP Morgan Chase in the March 2012 fourth amendment and restatement of senior credit facility.

Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement

In January 2012, Edwards Wildman represented Bank of America, as administrative agent and lender, in a $45,000,000 amended and restated loan and security agreement in favor of a manufacturer and distributor of plastic conduit.

Bank of America Credit Facility to Fund Acquisition

In August 2011, our Business Law lawyers represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a senior secured credit facility to fund acquisition and working capital purposes for a supplier or airborne services for surveillance, surveying and transportation needs.

JPMorgan Chase Revolving Credit Facility

In 2011, our Business Law lawyers represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $400,000,000 revolving credit facility to a supplier of electrical construction and industrial products and services based in Pennsylvania.

Insights
Food for Thought Breakfast Series: Current Issues in the Credit Market
January 29, 2010 event
A Seller's Perspective on Choosing the Right Buyer: The Differences Between Financial and Strategic Acquirers
May 6, 2005 publication

News
Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes 35 Edwards Wildman Lawyers for Excellence
June 4, 2014
Best Lawyers Recognizes 54 Edwards Wildman Attorneys
October 16, 2013
Chambers USA 2013 Ranks 36 Edwards Wildman Lawyers in 17 Practice Areas
May 28, 2013
Best Lawyers Recognizes 56 Edwards Wildman Attorneys
September 27, 2012
Chambers USA 2012 Ranks 33 Edwards Wildman Lawyers in 17 Practice Areas
June 7, 2012
Firm Recognized by Chambers USA in 17 Categories
June 21, 2011
Sixty EAPD Attorneys Recognized by the Best Lawyers in America
August 10, 2010
Chambers and Partners Recognizes EAPD in Nineteen Areas
June 23, 2010
EAPD Represents ABRY Partners in $1.2 Billion Acquisition of RCN Corporation
March 5, 2010
62 EAPD Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America 2010
September 1, 2009

 
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Office Information

David L. Ruediger

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613




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