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Joydeep Choudhuri

Joydeep Choudhuri

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel (UK) LLP
20 Fenchurch Street
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London EC3M 3BY

Practices

Education

  • Oxford University, Bachelor of Civil Law, 2007, (with honours)
  • National University of Juridical Sciences, India, BA LLB, 2006, (with honours)

Admission

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Disclaimer

Cahill Gordon & Reindel (UK) LLP is a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware USA and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA 617776).

Joydeep Choudhuri is a partner in Cahill’s Capital Markets & Lending group in London, advising banks and private credit funds on a broad range of leveraged financings in both European and cross-border transactions.

Joydeep is recognized in the area of banking and finance by The Legal 500 UK and Chambers UK. In 2021, Joydeep was named to The Lawyer magazine’s Hot 100 list.

“Joydeep is unflappable, calm under pressure and works in a quick and results-focused manner.” “Very diligent, very detail-oriented and very technical. A go-to partner for banking deals.” – Chambers UK

Recent deal highlights include representing:

  • APRIL: The lenders in connection with the unitranche facilities and super senior revolving credit facility in support of KKR’s acquisition of APRIL Group, a leading French insurance broker.
  • DSM Engineering: The lead arrangers and lenders in connection with the debt financing arrangements in support of the acquisition by Advent International and LANXESS of the engineering business of DSM and the joint venture with LANXESS High-Performance Materials business.
  • IVI-RMA: The lead arrangers in connection with the senior secured term loan facility and revolving credit facility in support of KKR’s acquisition of IVI-RMA, a global fertility treatment group and subsequently the lenders and the mandated lead arrangers in the pivoting of the syndicated financing to a privately placed financing.
  • Apcoa: The lead arrangers in connection with a €685 million equivalent offering of senior secured fixed and floating rates notes and a €80 million super senior revolving credit facility for Apcoa Parking, a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners, and Europe’s longest-established parking provider headquartered in Germany.
  • 888/William Hill: The lead arrangers in connection with the financing to support the acquisition by 888 Holdings plc, one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, of the international (non-US) business of William Hill at an enterprise value of £2.2 billion.
  • Generalife: The lenders in connection with the unitranche and super senior revolving credit facilities in support of KKR’s acquisition of Generalife, one of Europe’s largest fertility clinic groups.
  • Contabo: The lenders in connection with the unitranche and super senior revolving credit facilities in support of KKR’s acquisition of Contabo, a leading global cloud hosting platform.
  • Kem One: The lead arrangers in connection with the bridge to bond and super senior revolving credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Apollo Global Management of the Kem One Group, a leading European chemicals producer headquartered in France.
  • Biosynth: The lenders in connection with the unitranche and super senior revolving credit facilities in support of KKR’s acquisition of Biosynth Beteilingungs AG.
  • Anticimex: The lead arrangers in connection with the SEK16 billion EUR/USD/AUD equivalent first lien term loan and SEK3 billion revolving credit facilities to support the acquisition by EQT of Anticimex International AB, a global pest control company headquartered in Sweden.
  • Keepmoat: The lead arrangers in connection with the bridge to bond and super senior revolving credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Aermont Capital of the Keepmoat Homes, one of the largest UK home builders.
  • Avast: The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by NortonLifeLock of Avast Plc, a cybersecurity company.

Joydeep’s representations prior to joining Cahill include:

  • The lenders on the financing for Advent’s acquisition of Hermes UK, a parcel delivery business.
  • The lenders on the financing for Cinven and GIC’s acquisition of Miller Insurance, a leading specialist insurance broker.
  • The lead arrangers on the first and second lien financing for Hellman and Friedman’s acquisition of Autoscout 24, an online European marketplace for new and used cars.
  • The lenders in respect of a holdco PIK financing for Cinven and Astorg’s acquisition of LGC, a global leader in the life sciences tools sector.
  • The lenders on the financing for the acquisition by ION Investment Group of Acuris, a financial news and data firm, the largest unitranche financing in Europe at that time.
  • The lead arrangers on the financing for KKR’s acquisition of a stake in Söderberg & Partners, an independent pension adviser and non-life insurance broker.
  • The lenders on the financing for KKR’s acquisition of Heidelpay, a German payments group.
  • The lenders on a holdco PIK financing in relation to CVC’s acquisition of Bosch Packaging, the packaging division of Bosch.
  • The lenders on the financing for KKR’s acquisition of a stake in Sector Alarm, a Norwegian security company.
  • The lead arrangers on a senior term loan and high yield bond financing for Partners Group’s acquisition of Techem, a leading global energy service provider.
  • The lead arrangers on a senior term loan and high yield bond financing for KKR’s acquisition of Unilever’s baking, cooking and spreads business, Flora Food Group.
  • The lenders on the financing for Advent’s acquisition of Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd, an Indian biopharmaceutical company.
  • The lenders on the financing for Apax’s acquisition of Healthium Medtech, an Indian biopharmaceutical company.