Darren Mahone
  1. Counsel

Mr. Mahone is counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Credit Group. He advises lenders and borrowers in connection with a wide range of financing transactions, including investment-grade and leveraged acquisition financings, asset-based credit facilities, cross-border financings, debt restructurings and other secured and unsecured financings.

Work Highlights

  • $6.5 billion bridge financing for United Technologies Corp.’s acquisition of Rockwell Collins, Inc.
  • $9.6 billion bridge financing for Discovery Communications LLC’s acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
  • $4.5 billion bridge financing for Cardinal Health, Inc.’s stock and asset acquisition from Medtronic plc
  • $18 billion bridge financing for Abbvie, Inc.’s acquisition of Pharmacyclics, Inc.
  • $1 billion revolving credit facility for Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • $2.44 billion senior secured credit facilities for XPO Logistics, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Con-way, Inc.
  • $7.123 billion senior secured credit facilities for SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of DST Systems, Inc.
  • $3.225 billion exit financing credit facilities for Avaya, Inc.

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2008

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York

Education

  • B.A., Engineering/Economics, Yale University, 2002
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2008
    • summa cum laude
    • Order of the Coif

Languages

  • Spanish