Rami Kidouchim represents both creditors and debtors (including hedge funds, private equity funds, fund of funds, commercial finance companies and investment banks) in a wide range of domestic and cross-border commercial and corporate finance transactions. Rami has substantial experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex secured and unsecured financing transactions, including asset-based and cash-flow financings, acquisition and leveraged financings, private placements and public offerings of debt securities, debtor-in-possession financings, “B” loans, second lien and subordinate debt financings, restructurings and workouts.
Represented a domestic finance company in a $95 million syndicated secured financing facility to a manufacturer of marine and outdoor power equipment to finance an acquisition.
Represented a domestic finance company in a $145 million syndicated multi-tranche term loan (with delayed-draw features) and revolving loans secured financing facility to a restaurant franchise company to refinance an existing facility.
Represented private equity funds in a financing secured by capital calls aggregating $850 million.
Represented a furniture manufacturing company in connection with a $42 million senior secured revolving and term loan credit facility.
Represented a Japanese bank in connection with a syndicated $600 million unsecured credit facility to a U.S. and Japan based clothing company.
Represented a hedge fund in a $163 million split-collateral financing facility where the primary collateral was real estate and PP&E and the secondary collateral was working capital assets (with a split-collateral intercreditor agreement).
Represented a portfolio company of a private equity fund in connection with senior subordinated notes to (together with a senior secured revolving credit facility) finance the acquisition of a multi-national business unit of a publicly-owned company.
Represented private equity investors with respect to a euro-denominated credit facility in connection with the acquisition of an American company.
Represented a major U.S. Bank in connection with three separately-documented parallel credit facilities to high-net-worth individuals and various trusts. The facilities were secured by equity interest in various funds, shares of capital stock, work of art and jewelry.
Represented a domestic restaurant group in a $275 million senior secured financing facility, a $250 million high yield bond offering and a $35 million unsecured PIK facility in connection with a leveraged buyout.
Represented a hedge fund, as collateral agent for a syndicate of lenders, in connection with the restructuring of an existing secured credit facility provided to a privately-held offshore rig provider. As part of the restructuring, (i) the revolving lenders provided the company with a $10 million revolving credit facility and a $10 million term loan “A” tranche on a “first-out” basis and (ii) the “second lien” lenders provided the company with a tranche “B” and a tranche “C” in the amount of $10 million and $20 million respectively.The credit facility was secured by substantially all of the company’s assets comprised primarily of mobile offshore oil drilling vessels flagged in the United States, Panama and Liberia.
Represented an onshore and an offshore fund of funds in connection with the issuance of notes evidence by cross-collateralized note purchase agreements.
Represented a hedge fund in connection with a senior secured credit facility to finance the acquisition of a Vancouver-based casino and its exit from reorganization proceedings in British Columbia, Canada.
Represented a private equity fund in connection with senior and subordinated debt financings for the acquisition of an operator of franchised restaurants.
Represented a domestic finance company, as agent, in a $125 million syndicated secured financing facility to an offshore oil and gas development and production company operating in the Gulf of Mexico.