Richard C. Kim

Richard C. Kim

Shareholder

Richard C. Kim focuses his practice on representing private equity sponsors, public and private borrowers, lead arrangers and lenders in connection with syndicated and bilateral loan financings, including senior secured financings, first lien and second lien financings, unsecured financings, investment grade financings, acquisition financings and bridge financings.

Concentrations

  • Banking and credit
  • Corporate finance
  • Private equity
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Business and debt restructuring and workouts

 

 

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Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Centre Partners in connection with its acquisition of the IMA Group, a national provider of medical and psychological evaluations and case review services.
  • Represented Blue Wolf Capital Partners in connection with its joint venture with Kelso & Company to combine Jordan Health Services, Great Lakes Caring, and National Home Health Care, creating one of largest home-based care providers in the United States.
  • Represented affiliates of Crestview Advisors in connection with their acquisition of ATC Drivetrain, a leading independent remanufacturer of automotive drivetrain components (primarily transmissions, engines and related components) for in-warranty vehicles in the United States.
  • Represented Centre Partners in connection with the secured financing of its acquisition of Nearly Natural, a leading e-commerce vendor and “drop-shipper” of artificial plant products.
  • Represented Siris Capital Group, LLC in connection with the secured financing of its acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. from Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR).
  • Represented American Broadband Communications in connection with its refinancing of its senior secured credit facility.
  • Represented the middle market fund of a global private equity firm in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of an operator of adolescent behavioral health treatment centers in the United States.
  • Represented Sun Capital in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of AMES Taping Tools.
  • Represented JenCap Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in its acquisition of NIF Group, Inc. and the subsequent secured recapitalization of the consolidated company.
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners and its portfolio company, Aptean, Inc., in connection with Aptean’s senior secured refinancing for its dividend recapitalization transaction.
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
  • Represented Toys "R" Us in connection with its refinancing of its $1.3 billion senior secured credit facilities and the refinancing of its £138 million senior secured European ABL credit facility.°
  • Represented The Blackstone Group L.P. in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of a majority stake in Accuvant Inc.°
  • Represented a consortium led by BC Partners, Inc. in connection with its approximately $5 billion senior secured credit facilities for its acquisition of PetSmart Inc.°
  • Represented GS Capital Partners in connection with its secured financing for its acquisitions of Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, LLC and Associated Asphalt Partners LLC.°
  • Represented Centerbridge Partners, L.P. in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc.°
  • Represented Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of an European insurance company.°
  • Represented Apax Partners in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of Trader Corporation from Yellow Media, Inc.°
  • Represented Lion Capital LLP in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of N.V. Perricone LLC and in connection with its subsequent refinancing.°
  • Represented Lightyear Capital LLC in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of Cetera Financial Group, Inc. and in connection with the subsequent sale of the company.°
  • Represented Hellman & Friedman LLC, and its portfolio company, Vertafore, Inc., in connection with its secured financing for its acquisition of Sircon Corporation.°
  • Represented Sterling Partners and CPP Investment Board, and their portfolio company, Livingston International Inc., in connection with Livingston's refinancing of its senior secured credit facilities.°
  • Represented Concesionaria Mexiquense S.A. de C.V. in connection with its approximately MXN$6.5 billion senior secured credit facility.°
  • Represented Organización de Proyectos de Infraestructura, S. de R.L. de C.V. in connection with its $300 million senior secured credit facility.°
  • Represented MultiPlan, Inc. in connection with its $100 million incremental term loan facility for its dividend recapitalization transaction.°
  • Represented Masonite International Corporation in connection with its refinancing of its $150 million senior secured ABL credit facility.°
  • Represented 21st Century Fox America, Inc. in connection with its refinancing of its $1.4 billion unsecured revolving credit facility.°
  • Represented Sky Deutschland AG in connection with its refinancing of its €300 million senior secured credit facilities and in connection with the subsequent sale of the company.°
  • Represented McKesson Corporation in connection with its $2.1 billion unsecured bridge term loan credit facility.°
  • Represented Drawbridge Realty Operating Partnership, LLC in connection with its senior secured revolving credit facility.°
  • Represented Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. in connection with a $750 million senior secured term loan credit facility for Micron Technology, Inc.°
  • Represented Bank of America, N.A. and the other lead arrangers in connection with a $16 billion secured financing for Avago Technologies' acquisition of Broadcom Corporation.°
  • Represented KKR Capital Markets LLC, as lead arranger, and Barclays Bank PLC, as administrative agent, in connection with a secured financing for Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC's acquisition of Things Remembered, Inc. and in connection with the company's subsequent incremental facility.°
  • Represented MCS Capital Markets LLC, as lead arranger, and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, as administrative agent, in connection with a second lien credit facility for Excelitas Technologies Corp.°
  • Represented MCS Capital Markets LLC in connection with a secured financing for Littlejohn & Co.'s acquisition of Direct ChassisLink, Inc. and in connection with the company's subsequent incremental facility.°
  • Represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in connection with a $1 billion revolving credit facility and a $600 million term loan facility for Weyerhaeuser Company.°
  • Represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in connection with a $140 million unsecured revolving credit facility for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.°
  • Represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in connection with a $140 million senior secured bridge credit facility for Aspen Technology, Inc.'s acquisition of KBC Advanced Technologies plc.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Kim prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Winner, The M&A Advisor "Emerging Leaders" Award, 2017

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2006
    • Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review, 2004-2006

  • B.S., with honors, Cornell University, 2003
Admissions
  • New York