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Scott M. Herrig


Advises financial institutions, alternative credit providers and corporate clients in a wide range of finance transactions and matters.

Scott primarily advises financial institutions and alternative credit providers on leveraged acquisition financings, debt restructurings and asset-based credit facilities. He also advises corporate clients on a wide range of finance matters.

Experience highlights

Lender Representations
  • $4.05 billion financing for United Natural Foods’ acquisition of Supervalu
  • $3.69 billion “DIP-to-Exit” credit facilities for Intelsat
  • $2.5 billion asset-based financing for a fleet management company
  • $1.25 billion financing for Owens & Minor’s acquisition of Apria
  • $1.2 billion revolving credit facility for Arthur J. Gallagher
  • $625 million ABL credit facility for a packaging company
  • $550 million revolving credit facility for F&G Annuities & Life
  • $475 million ABL credit facility for Hayward Industries
  • $300 million financing for Hornbeck Offshore, and subsequent DIP and Exit facilities
  • Syndicated leveraged financings for various PE-led buyouts, including for Bain Capital’s buyout of Imperial Dade, H.I.G. Capital’s buyout of Pixelle Specialty Solutions and Partners Group’s buyouts of GlobalLogic, Forefront Dermatology and Reedy Industries
Direct Lender Representations
  • $1.125 billion financing supporting a carveout acquisition in the healthcare industry
  • $575 million financing for Advent’s buyout of Definitive Healthcare
  • $425 million second lien private placement supporting an acquisition in the animal-health industry
  • $180 million financing for Basic Energy
  • $105 million second lien private placement supporting an acquisition in the healthcare industry
Borrower Representations
  • $7.3 billion term loan financings for Royalty Pharma preceding its IPO
  • $2 billion financing for Leidos
  • $1.53 billion term loan financing for SS&C Technologies’ acquisition of Blue Prism
  • $1.5 billion revolving credit facility for Royalty Pharma
  • $1.275 billion financing for Bread Financial
  • $1.2 billion financing for a transportation company
  • $850 million secured notes offering by “loyalty” and “brand” subsidiaries of Spirit Airlines
  • €710 million secured notes offering for ContourGlobal, and numerous bank financings supporting the acquisition or construction of energy projects
  • $700 million secured financing for a subsidiary of Sabre Corporation
  • $500 million term loan financing for Venture Global
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Chambers USA – Banking & Finance, New York, Up and Coming

IFLR1000 – Banking, United States, Rising Star Partner


J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law
B.S.B.A., Finance, Marketing, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • summa cum laude

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2012

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
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