Joshua M. Zelig
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
Joshua M. Zelig is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's corporate practice group.
Josh’s practice is principally focused on representing leading commercial and investment banks in leveraged finance and asset-based lending transactions, including bank financings and leveraged buyouts, direct lending, bridge lending and loan commitments and debt and equity offerings. He represented the financing sources in numerous acquisition-related financings, including the acquisitions of Scientific Games’ Lottery Business and DexKo by Brookfield Capital, CoreLogic and Ascensus by Stone Point Capital, Arris International by Commscope, Inc., Interior Logic Group, Alight Solutions and Team Health by Blackstone, the acquisition of EMC by Dell and the purchase of Signode by Crown Holdings.
Josh has represented the initial purchasers in several recent high yield debt offerings for Dell Technologies, AMC Entertainment, VMWare, PBF Energy and HCA. He has also represented the underwriters in the initial public offerings for HCA, Townsquare Media, PBF Logistics, and PBF Energy.
Josh has experience practicing in a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, media and communications, retail and food services, energy, and technology.
Josh was named one of SFNet’s 40 Under 40 in 2021. Josh is consistently named as a leading finance lawyer by Chambers USA, the IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.
- Represented the financing sources in nearly $50 billion of new debt financing that backed the landmark acquisition of EMC Corporation by Dell Inc., in a transaction valued at approximately $67 billion.
- Represented the financing sources in $5.25 billion of debt financing for the acquisition of CoreLogic by funds affiliated with the private equity firm Stone Point Capital.
- Represented the financing sources in approximately $3.8 billion of debt financing for the acquisition of Scientific Games Corporation’s Lottery Business by Brookfield Capital Partners
- Representation of the initial purchasers in connection with a COVID-era high yield financing for AMC Entertain-ment and representation of the dealer manager in connection with a subsequent debt-for-debt exchange.
- Represented the lead arrangers in connection with $2.0 billion in credit facilities for the acquisition of Signode Industrial Group by Crown Holdings.
- Represent the lead arrangers in connection with $1.265 billion of credit facilities to finance the acquisition of KMG Chemicals, Inc. by Cabot Microelectronics Corporation.
- Represented the lead arrangers in connection with a $1,000,000,000 asset based revolving facility for Commscope, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Arris International
- Represented lead arrangers in connection with the offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes used for the acquisition of Aon plc’s technology-enabled benefits & cloud-based human resource services platform by funds affiliated with private equity firm Blackstone.
- Represented the lead arrangers in connection with $3.175 billion in credit facilities for the acquisition of Team Health Holdings, Inc., by funds affiliated with private equity firm Blackstone.
- Represented the lead arrangers in connection a $1.0 billion revolving credit facility and $4.0 billion of senior notes for VMWare, Inc.
- Represented the lead arrangers in connection with a $695,000,000 Term B credit facility and $145,000,000 of asset based revolving facilities for The Hillman Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries.
- Regular representation of private debt funds in connection with leveraged buyouts and private investments.