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Private Credit

Cahill’s Private Credit practice advises leading direct lenders, CLOs, BDCs, private credit, mezzanine and structured equity funds as well as other institutional investors across a broad range of private credit and structured equity transactions including:

  • First Lien Credit Facilities
  • Stretch Senior Credit Facilities
  • Unitranche Credit Facilities
  • Cash Flow and ABL Revolving Facilities
  • Second Lien Term Loans and Notes
  • Mezzanine Opco Notes
  • Holdco Notes
  • Convertible Notes
  • Perpetual Preferred Equity
  • Redeemable Preferred Equity
  • Convertible Preferred Equity
  • Minority Equity Investments
  • Common Equity Co-investments
  • Warrants
  • Equity Kickers

Our Private Credit practice leverages off our leading Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practices where we have long been recognized as the leading law firm in leveraged finance and non-investment grade debt securities. Cahill’s position as the leading adviser to banks in leveraged lending produces tangible benefits to its Private Credit clients where continuously evolving market terms for private credit and structured equity investments often originate in the large cap leveraged financing and high-yield markets. Cahill’s leading market knowledge of emerging trends allows our lawyers the dexterity to match the right deal technology and deal terms with each client’s particular transaction needs, regardless of deal size.

Cahill’s Private Credit practice operates across all major industries, including business services, e-commerce, energy, entertainment, financial services, food & grocery, healthcare, infrastructure, manufacturing, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, real estate, telecommunications and travel. Clients rely on Cahill to deliver solutions-focused advice and deal execution in some of the most challenging transactions in the market today. Our transactions further span acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, going-private transactions, recapitalizations, project financings, bridge lending and loan commitments.

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John Papachristos Partner Chair, Private Credit

Phone: 212.701.3691