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Jeong M. Lee

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Advises financial institutions, direct lenders and corporate clients on a variety of finance transactions.

Financial institutions, direct lenders and corporate clients rely on Jeong’s advice on a variety of finance transactions, including leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings, structured financings, project financings and debt restructurings.

Jeong has experience in transactions ranging across various industries including healthcare, retail, insurance, hospitality and gaming, media and telecom, and logistics.

Jeong’s work has been recognized by IFLR1000.

Experience highlights

Acquisition Financing (Sponsor and Strategic)
  • Approximately $5 billion senior secured term loan for KKR’s acquisition of Envision Healthcare
  • $3.57 billion senior secured facilities for H&F’s acquisition of Multiplan
  • $4.3 billion senior secured credit facilities for NXP Semiconductors’ acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor
  • $4.1 billion senior secured credit facilities for Tribune’s acquisition of Local TV Holdings
  • $2.35 billion senior secured credit facilities for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts acquisition of La Quinta’s hotel operations business and $1.3 billion senior secured credit facilities for Wyndham Destinations
  • $690 million financing for the merger of NCI Building Systems (n/k/a Cornerstone Building Brands) and Ply Gem Building Products
  • $520 million senior secured credit facilities for Cinven’s acquisition of National Seating & Mobility
  • $275 million senior secured credit facilities for AEA’s acquisition of BMS Enterprises
Leveraged Finance
  • $2.925 billion senior secured term credit facility for Avaya
  • $2.619 billion senior secured term credit facility for Hilton Worldwide
  • $2 billion senior secured credit facilities for Black Knight InfoServ
  • $1.45 billion senior secured credit facilities for Resideo Technologies
  • $1.163 billion senior secured credit facilities for Pike
  • $976 million senior secured term credit facility for Hostess Brands
  • $850 million senior secured credit facilities for Tempur Sealy International
  • $400 million senior secured credit facilities for Hilton Grand Vacations
  • $400 million senior secured revolving credit facility for Digital Turbine
  • $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility for Oscar Health
  • $115 million senior secured convertible term facility for ADC Therapeutics
Investment-Grade Financings
  • $6.8 billion credit facilities for Walgreens' acquisition of Rite Aid
  • $4 billion revolving credit facility for McKesson
  • $3.5 billion revolving credit facility for Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • $1.8 billion credit facilities for Fidelity National Financial’s acquisition of Lender Processing Services
  • $1.5 billion bank financing for the J.M. Smucker’s acquisition of Ainsworth Pet Nutrition Parent
  • $750 million revolving credit facility for Illumina
Restructurings
  • $2.3 billion debtor-in-possession financing for Toys “R” Us
  • Debtor-in-possession and exit financing for Fusion Connect
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Credentials

Recognition
IFLR1000 – Financial and Corporate, United States
Education
J.D., Columbia Law School
  • Charles Bathgate Beck Prize
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Senior Editor, Columbia Law Review
A.B., Sociology and Government, Harvard University
  • cum laude
Professional history
  • Partner, 2017-present
  • Associate, 2010-2017
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