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Meyer C. Dworkin

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Advises lenders and borrowers on a wide range of finance transactions, including leveraged financings, NAV facilities, and back-leverage and derivatives transactions.

Meyer advises lenders and borrowers on a wide range of finance transactions, including acquisition and other leveraged and investment-grade financings, asset-based financings, debtor-in-possession and other distressed financings, and structured credit financings. His structured credit practice includes work on NAV facilities, capital call facilities, and single-asset and portfolio back-leverage transactions secured by liquid and illiquid debt, equity and other asset classes. In addition, he represents hedge funds, private equity funds and corporations in negotiating prime brokerage, derivatives and repurchase agreements, as well as other trading and financing documentation and complex structured financial products.

Meyer’s work is recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers USA and IFLR1000. Clients appreciate that Meyer “thoroughly understands every aspect of complex debt facilities, including current market norms, and advises in a highly pragmatic, efficient and responsive manner.”

Languages
Hebrew
Languages
Hebrew

Experience highlights

Syndicated Lender Representations
  • $17 billion senior unsecured bridge loan facility to Fiserv, Inc. related to its acquisition of First Data Corporation
  • $10.5 billion financing related to Coty’s acquisition of P&G’s Beauty Business
  • $7.8 billion financing related to JAB’s acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain
  • $4.5 billion financing related to Tribune Company’s acquisition of Local TV Holdings
  • $2.8 billion senior secured facilities and $1.2 billion financing related to JBS’s acquisition of Cargill Pork
  • $1.6 billion financing related to Leonard Green Partners’ and TPG’s acquisition of Life Time Fitness
Borrower Representations
  • $3.5 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility for Emerson Electric
  • $2.25 billion multicurrency senior unsecured revolving credit facility for VF Corporation
  • $2 billion asset-based commodity credit facility for Noble Americas Corp. and $1 billion asset-based commodity credit facility for Noble Clean Fuels Ltd.
  • $4.25 billion senior secured project notes, $300 million bridge loan and $180 million royalties financing for Delek Group
Direct Lending Representations
  • $180 million senior secured term loan for Basic Energy Services
  • $150 million senior secured term loan facility for NMI Holdings
Restructuring Representations
  • $1.1 billion exit term loan for Tribune Company
  • $800 million of debtor-in-possession facilities for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
Structured Finance Representations
  • Advised more than a dozen borrowers on over 25 revolving capital call/subscription line facilities in an aggregate principal amount of over $7 billion provided by a wide range of financial institutions
  • Advised lenders and borrowers on over 30 net asset value (NAV) facilities in an aggregate principal amount of over $5 billion provided by a wide range of financial institutions to more than 20 borrowers, including two of the largest dedicated fund-of-funds complexes
  • Advised lenders and borrowers on over 25 asset-backed and back-leverage transactions – secured by both single assets as well as portfolios of liquid and illiquid bonds, loans and preferred equity interests and structured as credit facilities, swap and repurchase transactions – in an aggregate principal amount of over $6.25 billion provided by a wide range of financial institutions to more than 15 borrowers
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Insights

Banking & Finance 2020

Credentials

Recognition
Chambers Global – Banking & Finance
Chambers USA – Banking & Finance, New York
IFLR1000 – Banking, United States
Education
J.D., Harvard Law School
  • cum laude
B.S., Engineering Management Systems, Columbia University
  • magna cum laude
Professional history
  • Partner, 2013-present
  • Associate, 2005-2013
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