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Lou Ann Brunenn

Lou Ann Brunenn focuses her practice on structuring and documenting secured and unsecured credit facilities for financial institutions and corporate borrowers. She frequently represents lead arrangers and agents in a wide variety of large corporate and middle-market syndicated transactions, including cash flow and asset-based facilities, acquisition financings, sponsor-led financings, letter of credit facilities, and multi-currency facilities. Lou Ann’s finance practice ranges from middle-market club facilities to multi-billion dollar leveraged transactions. Her practice includes loan originations and the workout and restructure of distressed debt.

Lou Ann’s transactional experience extends across many industries, including television and radio broadcasting, telecommunications, media, manufacturing, insurance, restaurants, health care, transportation, and financial services.

Concentrations

  • Cash flow and asset based financings, acquisitions financings, sponsor-led financings, letter of credit facilities, multi-currency facilities, and first lien/second lien facilities
  • Structuring and negotiating facilities with multiple debt and lien priorities
  • Negotiating complex intercreditor arrangements and subordination agreements

Kompetencje

Doświadczenie

  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in an unsecured $1.25 billion facility to a global consumer products company.
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in a secured $460 million facility to a global marketing services company.
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in an unsecured $250 million facility to a U.S. subsidiary of a multinational food manufacturing company.
  • Represented the administrative agent in an unsecured $300 million facility to a multinational corporation that produces paper-based consumer products.
  • Represented the administrative agent in a secured cross-border $720 million multi-currency facility.
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in a secured $150 million financing for a funeral and cemetery services company.
  • Represented the Administrative Agent in a $150 million term loan facility to a public company engaged in the sale and production of industrial chemicals.
  • Represented sponsor in connection with the financing for privately-owned provider of hearing aids and audiology services.
  • Represented sponsor in $65 million senior secured credit facility for the acquisition of a telecom infrastructure company.
  • Represented sponsor in $50.5 million floor plan financing, equipment financing and revolver for dealership portfolio companies.
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in a secured $2.9 billion acquisition financing for a media company.°
  • Represented the administrative agent in a $275 million multi-currency facility to co-borrowers domiciled in the United States, Canada, UK, and Australia.°
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in a secured $540 million facility to a radio broadcasting company.°
  • Represented the lead arranger and administrative agent in a secured $500 million facility to an industrial services company in the energy and petrochemicals sector.°
  • Represented Administrative Agent in workout of a $100 million senior secured credit facility to a supplier and manufacturer of OCTG and line pipe for the oil and gas industry in both the United States and Canada.°
  • Represented industrial heating services company in connection with a secured $310 million revolving and term loan B facility.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Brunenn prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Sukcesy i wyróżnienia

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2020-2021
  • Selected, Youth180 Texas, "Outstanding First-Term Director," 2020
  • Listed, Thomson Reuters, “Texas Rising Star,” 2004-2008
  • Board Member, Youth180, Inc.
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Kwalifikacje

Wykształcenie
  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1994
    • Leading Articles Editor, SMU Law Review Association
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.S., cum laude, Texas Christian University, 1991
Posiadane uprawnienia
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas