Brian W.Sullivan

Partner

Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.9567

Brian Sullivan represents agents, arrangers, commercial lenders, and corporate sponsors and borrowers in a wide variety of finance transactions, including banking, acquisition, leveraged, transportation, and project finance, as well as real estate lending. Brian represents clients in connection with their unsecured and secured first and second lien facilities and asset-based facilities, across a broad range of industries, including government contracting, health care, medical devices, retail, industrials, construction, energy, oil and gas, technology, and fintech. He regularly works on loan originations to finance acquisitions as well as restructurings and amendments to existing facilities involving financially healthy, stressed, and distressed borrowers.

Brian's practice includes cross-border and multicurrency financing transactions. Additionally, he represents lenders and borrowers in connection with workouts and restructurings of distressed credits, including out-of-court restructurings and debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings.

The financial institution clients that Brian has significant experience representing include, among others, PNC Bank, Citibank, Jefferies, and Koch Industries. He also represents a number of private equity firms, including American Pacific Group, The Riverside Company, Blue Point Capital, and Graycliff Partners, as well as corporations, including Coronado Global Resources, Montauk Energy Holdings, Materion Corporation, and NerdWallet.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Brian was an associate in the finance practice in the New York City office of an international law firm.

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  • One Source Technology amends and extends its senior secured revolving credit facilityJones Day represented One Source Technology, LLC and certain of its affiliates in connection with the amendment and extension of its senior secured revolving credit facility.
  • Large financial institution leads syndicate of lenders on $70.5 million senior secured credit facility for water treatment specialistJones Day represented a large financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with a $70.5 million syndicated senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $15 million revolver and $55.5 million term loan, provided to a water treatment specialist.
  • PNC Bank provides $2.3 billion syndicated unsecured revolving credit facility to CooperCompanies and affiliatesJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $2.3 billion syndicated unsecured revolving credit facility made to The Cooper Companies, Inc., CooperVision International Limited and certain of their affiliates, which is a global public company that specializes in medical devices, including for vision, women's health and surgical procedures.
  • American Pacific Group acquires C.F. StinsonJones Day advised American Pacific Group in the acquisition and financing of C.F. Stinson, LLC, a leading distributor of fabric products.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company sells PENETREX®Jones Day advised American Pacific Group in the sale by portfolio company, Wellbeam Consumer Health, of PENETREX®, a leading joint and muscle care brand trusted by millions of consumers, to Carlin Consumer Health, a preeminent consumer health business that specializes in acquiring leading over-the-counter ("OTC") brands.
  • PNC Bank provides upsize and extension of existing senior secured credit facility for one of largest family-owned construction companies in Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regionsJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with an amendment, extension, and upsize of a $160 million syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility for one of the largest family-owned construction companies in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on $420 million senior secured credit facility for leading construction materials supplier on east coastJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $420 million syndicated senior secured credit facility consisting of a $175 million term loan and a $245 million revolver made to a leading east coast construction materials supplier providing ready-mix concrete, sand, stone, gravel and other construction materials to businesses throughout the region.
  • Phoenix Merchant Partners subsidiary provides term loan facility to Agora Data, Inc.Jones Day represented Phoenix Merchant Agent, LP, a subsidiary of Phoenix Merchant Partners, LP, as administrative agent, in connection with a term loan facility provided to Agora Data, Inc., an automotive financing software company.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires busybusy, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company ToolWatch of busybusy, Inc., developer of the popular time tracking software for construction and other remote industries.
  • Evoqua merges with Xylem in $7.5 billion all-stock transactionJones Day advised Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA) in its $7.5 billion stock-for-stock merger with Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL).
  • Large financial institution leads syndicate of lenders on $195 million senior secured term loan and revolving credit facilities for Mexican grocery store operator in connection with closing date acquisition of minority interestJones Day represented a large financial institution, as administrative agent, letter of credit issuer, and swing line lender, in connection with a $165 million senior secured term loan credit facility and a $30 million senior secured revolving credit facility.
  • Large financial institution provides $275 million senior secured credit facility to dynamic distribution and manufacturing companyJones Day represented a large financial institution, as administrative agent and lead arranger, in connection with senior secured credit facilities in the aggregate amount of $275 million provided to a large multi-divisional distribution and manufacturing company supporting the food service industry, comprised of a $150 million revolving credit facility and a $125 million delayed draw term loan facility.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on $250 million unsecured term loan credit agreement for leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial safety equipmentJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $250 million unsecured term loan credit agreement for a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial safety equipment.
  • 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.
  • Sheet steel manufacturer amends and extends its existing $445.8 million senior secured construction term loanJones Day represented a sheet steel manufacturer in connection with the amendment and extension of its existing senior secured construction loan agreement, including more than $440 million of outstanding terms loans; as well as the simultaneous amendment, restatement, and extension of an existing senior secured revolving credit facility, including an increase in the commitments to $150 million.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on $130 million senior secured syndicated credit facility to private-equity owned provider of healthcare staffing servicesJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $130 million senior secured syndicated credit facility, comprised of a $100 million term loan and a $30 million revolving credit facility, to a private-equity owned provider of healthcare staffing services.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on Enerpac’s $600 million senior secured syndicated credit facilityJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association as administrative agent, in connection with a $600 million senior secured syndicated credit facility, comprised of a $400 million revolving credit facility and a $200 million term loan, to Enerpac Tool Group Corp. and certain of its affiliates.
  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on amendment, restatement, and increase of existing syndicated senior secured credit facility for ICF International, Inc.; ICF Consulting Group, Inc.; and certain of their affiliatesJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment, restatement, and increase of an existing syndicated senior secured revolving credit, term loan, and delayed draw term loan facility for ICF International, Inc., ICF Consulting Group, Inc., and certain of their affiliates.