Brett P.Barragate

Partner

New York + 1.212.326.3446

Brett Barragate is chair of the Americas region of Jones Day's Financial Markets Practice. He has represented financial institutions, direct lenders, corporations, private equity firms, and hedge funds as principal outside counsel for more than 20 years in all aspects of transactional and commercial financing-related matters. His domestic and cross-border experience for lenders and borrowers includes the negotiation and issuance of senior and subordinated debt facilities, the purchase and sale of financial assets, as well as restructuring and bankruptcy matters related to financial assets. Brett's industry experience includes automotive, energy, environmental, fintech, industrials, medical devices, oil and gas, telecommunications, and the internet.

Brett is a frequent speaker in the area of banking and finance; his most recent presentations are related to such topics as cross-border financings, DIP financings, intercreditor agreements, and other financing matters.

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  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate provides $1.3 billion term loan facilities for assumption by real estate investment trustJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger, in connection with the assumption by a real estate investment trust of two senior unsecured term loan facilities of $1.3 billion, consisting of a $800 million term loan facility with a $300 million tranche, a $500 million tranche, and a $500 million single tranche term loan facility.
  • Koch Equity finances MITER Brands $3.1 billion merger with PGT InnovationsJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development LLC in its equity investment to finance the $3.1 billion acquisition of PGT Innovations Inc. by MITER Brands.
  • SingTel sells Trustwave to The Chertoff GroupJones Day represented Singapore Telecommunications Limited, southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications company, in the sale of Trustwave, a cyber security and managed security services business, to funds affiliated with The Chertoff Group for $205 million. In connection with the sale of Trustwave, Jones Day represented SingTel, as lender, in connection with a unique $195 million senior secured term loan and $40 million unsecured multiple draw term loan facility provided to Trustwave.
  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • Hard Rock partners with Steve Cohen to bid for casino and entertainment complex in New YorkJones Day advised Hard Rock International in connection with its partnership with Steve Cohen, owner of the New York Mets, for a bid to secure a downstate New York gaming license.
  • Timken Europe obtains €200 million term loan facilityJones Day represented The Timken Company, as guarantor, and its subsidiary Timken Europe B.V., as borrower, in connection with a credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A. and KeyBank, National Association, as co-administrative agents, which consisted of a €200 million term loan facility.
  • Mining service provider obtains $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a mining service provider in connection with an amendment and restatement to their credit facility, which included a $25 million increase to its existing revolving credit facility.
  • TotalEnergies completes PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in $18.5 billion Rio Grande LNG ProjectJones Day represented TotalEnergies in connection with its PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in the Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) Project, a planned natural gas liquefaction project in South Texas.
  • Hyster-Yale Materials amends second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreementJones Day represented Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. in connection with the first amendment to its second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreement, which increased the aggregate commitments of the facility pursuant to a first-in, last-out tranche of $25 million (the "FILO Tranche").
  • Jefferies finalizes $680 million exit credit facilities in connection with acquisition of Forma Brands and its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcyJones Day represented Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and as the borrowers' controlling equity interest owner, in connection with two bankruptcy exit credit facilities, including a $300 million term loan and a $30 million revolving credit facility provided to Forma Brands, LLC (f.k.a. FB Acquisition LLC), and a $350 million term loan provided to Beauty Brands Acquisition LLC (an indirect parent company of Forma Brands, LLC), each made in connection with the acquisition of the company's assets by Jefferies and other creditors, and the emergence of the company from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
  • Wells Fargo amends its $170 million line of credit facilityJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in connection with an amendment to its $170 million line of credit facility.
  • Sky Island Capital acquires Kaufhold's KurdsJones Day represented Sky Island Capital in the acquisition and financing of Kaufhold's Kurd's, Inc., a wholesale food manufacturer that primarily sells direct to food service distributors across the United States.
  • Hard Rock International refinances existing term loan facilitiesJones Day represented Hard Rock International in connection with the refinancing of its senior secured term loan facility and revolving credit facilities.
  • HanesBrands obtains $900 million incremental term loan B facilityJones Day advised HanesBrands Inc., a global leader in the marketing of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel in the Americas, Australia, Europe, and Asia, in connection with its $900 million incremental term loan B facility.
  • HanesBrands completes $600 million Senior Notes offering and prices $900 million term loan B facilityJones Day represented HanesBrands Inc. in connection with (i) a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 9.000% Senior Notes due 2031 and (ii) an amendment to the credit agreement that governs the company's existing senior secured credit facilities to provide for a new $900 million senior secured term loan B facility (the “Term Loan B”).
  • Jefferies Finance provides $33 million superpriority secured DIP credit facility to Morphe, LLCJones Day represented Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, in connection with a $33 million superpriority secured debtor-in-possession credit facility provided to Morphe, LLC, a subsidiary of Forma Brands, LLC, a builder of beauty brands anchored in innovative and high-quality products, marketing and operations.
  • Bally's transfers real property assets of two properties to Gaming And Leisure Properties for $635 millionJones Day advised Bally's Corporation on the completion of the previously announced transfer of the real property assets of Bally's Tiverton Casino & Hotel in Tiverton, RI and Bally’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, MS to GLP Capital, L.P., the operating partnership of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., for $635 million in total consideration, inclusive of $15 million in the form of OP units. Bally's leased back both properties and continues to own, control, and manage all the gaming operations of the facilities on an uninterrupted basis.
  • Jefferies Finance provides $28 million bridge loan facility to Morphe, LLCJones Day represented Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, in connection with a $28 million bridge loan credit facility provided to Morphe, LLC, a subsidiary of Forma Brands, LLC, a builder of beauty brands anchored in innovative and high-quality products, marketing and operations.
  • Timken amends and restates $1.15 billion credit facilityJones Day represented The Timken Company, a global leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion products, in connection with an amended and restated credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A. and KeyBank, National Association, as co-administrative agents, which consisted of a $750 million revolving credit facility and a $400 million term loan facility.
  • Roper Technologies sells majority stake in industrial businesses to Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC for $2.6 billionJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. on the sale of a majority stake in its industrial businesses, including its entire Process Technologies segment and the industrial businesses within its Measurement & Analytical Solutions segment, to an affiliate of Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC, for $2.6 billion in cash and contingent consideration of up to $51 million.
  • Vortragstätigkeit

    • February 2010
      Anticipating, Minimizing, and Resolving Intercreditor Conflicts of Interest
    • November 2009
      Middle-Market Automotive Industry Suppliers: Opportunities for Lenders & Investors
    • October 6-8, 2009
      Chrysler Restructuring Roadshow
    • April 2009
      An Update on Monoline Insurance, National Association Health & Educational Facilities Finance Authorities
    • January 2009
      Funding the Process: Trends in DIP Financing, Turnaround Management Association/The Deal, Distressed Investing Conference,
    • February 2008
      Cross-Border Loans and Recovery: Strategies for Protecting Your Interests in a Global Marketplace, American Conference Institute
    • January 2008
      DIP Financing Update, Detroit Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association