Mr. Eric Alan Koontz

Mr. Eric Alan Koontz: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP (582 Attorneys)
  • Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Biography

Representative Experience

Represents clients in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including public offerings and private placements of debt, equity and hybrid securities, mergers and acquisitions involving publicly traded and privately held entities and corporate governance and securities compliance matters. Significant focus on corporate and project-related financing transactions for investor-owned utilities.

Representative transactions include:

Representation of investor-owned utility in connection with the first conditional commitment ($3.4 billion) issued by the Department of Energy under the nuclear loan guarantee program.

Representation of issuers in numerous public offerings of debt and hybrid securities, including fixed, floating rate and extendible senior debt securities, subordinated debt securities with hybrid features and non-cumulative preferred and preference stock (approximately $8 billion in principal over last three years).

Representation of issuer in $570 million at-the-market equity offering.

Representation of investor-owned utilities in numerous tax-exempt bond issuances relating to pollution control and solid waste disposal projects, including long-term fixed rate bonds, variable rate demand bonds, and 13-month and other "put" bonds.

Representation of non-regulated subsidiary of utility holding company in private placements of mortgage-style senior notes secured by leases relating to newly constructed natural gas-fired generating units.

Representation of borrowers in syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, including unsecured 364-day and long-term revolving and term loan credit facilities.

Representation of issuers in securities repurchase transactions, including a "Dutch Auction" tender offer for equity securities as part of a leveraged recapitalization, an accelerated share repurchase transaction involving equity securities and tender offers for debt securities.

Representation of television broadcasting company in the acquisition of 15 network-affiliated television stations for $515 million.

Representation of specialty retailer in a $250 million tender offer acquisition of a publicly-held jewelry retailer.

Representation of a privately-held real estate investment firm in a roll-up transaction involving more than 50 super market-anchored shopping centers and a concurrent $100 million convertible senior notes credit facility.

Other Distinctions

Selected as a Georgia Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A Law by Chambers USA (2011-2012).

Selected as a Rising Star in Securities & Corporate Finance by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine (2006-2007, 2009-2012).

Named to Georgia Trend magazine's Legal Elite in Business Law (2011).

Work Experience

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2007-present

Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1999-2006

Memberships

· Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter

· Board of Directors, Diabetes Association of Atlanta, Inc.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Corporate
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions & Business Ventures
  • Business
  • Corporate Counsel

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
404.885.3309  Phone
404.962.6791  Fax
www.troutmansanders.com
University Attended:
Robert Morris College, B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 1996
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina, J.D., with high honors, Order of the Coif, 1999
Year of First Admission:
1999
Admission:
1999, Georgia
Birth Information:
Bedford, Pennsylvania, 1974
ISLN:
914859718

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