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Timothy B. Howell

Timothy B. Howell


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005



  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Columbia University, B.A., 1998


  • New York

Tim Howell represents leading investment banking firms, commercial banks and public and private corporations with a focus on leveraged finance transactions involving high-yield debt securities, syndicated institutional loans and asset-based lending facilities.

Tim represented the financing sources in recent acquisitions including the $8.3 billion of acquisition of CDK Global by Brookfield Business Partners, the $7.2 billion acquisition of Ingram Micro by Platinum Equity, Charter’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Brighthouse Networks, the $2 billion acquisition of International Speedway Corporation by NASCAR, the leveraged acquisitions of UFC, Restaurant Brands and VWR Corporation (by Avantor, Inc.) and H.J. Heinz as well as several of the landmark acquisitions of the LBO boom, including TXU Corp., Aramark and Warner Music Group. He has also represented Validus Holdings, Ltd. in acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Tim is recognized as a leading finance lawyer by The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

Tim advises clients on the high-yield bond, bridge and bank components of acquisition financings and debt refinancings as well as on asset-based lending facilities and equity offerings. He has experience in a variety of industries including media and communications, technology, retail, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, gaming, telecommunications, natural resources and reinsurance.