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Robert M. Lazar represents borrowers, lenders and other parties in finance and corporate transactions. Rob advises private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, corporate borrowers and fund clients in a range of financing transactions, including acquisition financings, refinancings, direct lending and subscription lines of credit.

Concentrations

  • Fund financing, including subscription line credit facilities, management company credit facilities and special purpose vehicle leverage facilities.
  • Acquisition financings and refinancings, including senior secured financings, ABL financings and first lien/second lien financings.
  • Compliance for mutual funds, hedge funds, ERISA investor and separately managed accounts pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities & Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Kompetencje

Doświadczenie

  • Represented a national health club chain in its pre-petition and debtor-in-possession credit facility under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented a global beverage company in a $540 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility.
  • Represented a provider of technology and services to enhance quality and shelf life of fresh produce, in a $300 million syndicated revolving and credit facility.
  • Represented a staff management company in connection with its ESOP restructuring and financing, which consisted of a $35.5 million single lender credit facility.
  • Represented a leading big and tall clothing retailer, in a $140 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility.
  • Represented a leading designer and distributor of infant health, safety and wellness products, in a $50 million single lender revolving and term loan credit facility.
  • Represented a global hedge fund manager in a $30 million single lender revolving and term loan credit facility.
  • Represented a New York based commercial lender in various asset-based lending facilities to retailers, manufacturers and distributors.
  • Represented a Boston based private credit investment manager, as lender to a global manufacturer of innovative flooring solutions in commercial and residential markets, in a $70 million senior secured term loan credit facility.
  • Represented a U.S. based hedge fund in a $20 million revolving capital call credit facility.
  • Represented a private equity fund, as the borrower in a $175 million syndicated asset-based lending credit facility.
  • Represented a private equity fund, as the borrower in a $150 million syndicated asset-based lending credit facility.
  • Represented private equity sponsor in a $60 million senior secured credit facility and an $18 million mezzanine credit facility, in connection with its acquisition of a leading global manufacturer in specialty springs, wire forms and related components.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a $55 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility, focused in the plumbing and piping services industry, including several incremental acquisitions.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a $70 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility, focused in the sports apparel and equipment industry, including several incremental acquisitions.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a $160 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility, focused in the geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and inspection and building code compliance industry, including several incremental acquisitions.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a $250 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility, focused in the food distribution industry, including several incremental acquisitions.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a $90 million syndicated revolving and term loan credit facility, focused in the ophthalmology and optometry industry, including several incremental acquisitions.
  • GRT Capital Partners, L.L.C., 2013-2015
    • Assistant General Counsel, 2014-2015
    • Compliance Counsel, 2013-2014

Sukcesy i wyróżnienia

  • Member, Boston Bar Association

Kwalifikacje

Wykształcenie
  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2013
    • Associate Articles Editor, Northeastern Law Journal
  • B.A., Emory University, 2009
Posiadane uprawnienia
  • Massachusetts
  • New York