Brittany A.DePeder

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3987

Brittany DePeder represents financial institutions and public and private companies in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities. She has experience with various types of financing transactions, including asset-based financing, asset securitization, and acquisition-related financing.

Brittany represents clients such as Blackbaud, Inc., Sprint Corporation, The Riverside Company, TimkenSteel Corporation, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, and MPLX LP. Among other matters, she represented Peabody Energy Corporation in connection with its $950 million exit financing.

Brittany's note on the Security and Exchange Commission's broken windows policy was published in the University of Toledo Law Review in 2016.

Brittany is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Experience

  • Direct lender provides $100 million term loan facility to designer and developer of enterprise softwareJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $80 million senior secured term loan facility and $20 million senior secured delayed draw term loan facility provided to a designer and developer of enterprise software, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance the acquisition of a data technology provider.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company announces offer to acquire Etanco GroupJones Day advised Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. in the €725 million acquisition of the Etanco Group.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires AugusoftJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of Augusoft, a SaaS leader in enrollment management for continuing and corporate education programs.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires manufacturing facility in Mexico, MissouriJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Parker Products of a manufacturing facility located in Mexico, Missouri.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Signal VineJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of Signal Vine, the higher education industry’s most impactful two-way text messaging platform.
  • KeyBank amends senior credit facility for Congruex GroupJones Day represented KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and lender, in connection with an amendment to its senior secured credit facility provided to Congruex Group LLC, a provider of computer programming services on a contract or fee basis.
  • Bally's acquires Gamesys for $2.7 billionJones Day advised Bally's Corporation in connection with the $2.7 billion acquisition and financing of Gamesys Ltd., an LSE-listed online gaming company.
  • Riverside and Investcorp sell Arrowhead Engineered Products to GenstarJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Arrowhead Engineered Products to Genstar.
  • Bally’s completes $1.5 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Bally's Corporation, a leading owner and operator of 12 casinos across eight states as well as online gaming and sports betting platforms, in connection with the issuance by two of its unrestricted subsidiaries of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% Senior Notes due 2029 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Notes due 2031.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Tiger LightsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. of Tiger Lights, a leading provider of aftermarket LED lighting accessories for agricultural and industrial equipment including tractors, combines, forklifts, and skid steers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires PresenceJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Modern Campus of Presence, a leading campus engagement and learning platform for higher education institutions.
  • Simpson Manufacturing makes fourth amendment to its $300 million unsecured revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., a leader in structural connector manufacturing, in connection with the fourth amendment to its $300 million unsecured revolving credit facility.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires DIGARCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of DIGARC, the leading provider of academic catalog and curriculum management, class and student scheduling, and student pathfinder software for higher education.
  • Affiliates of American Industrial Partners obtain asset-based revolving credit facilityJones Day represented affiliates of American Industrial Partners, Gardner Denver Petroleum Pumps, LLC; Boardwalk Enterprises, LLC; and Highspeed Intermediate HoldCo, LLC, in connection with an asset-based revolving credit facility provided by Ally Bank.
  • American Industrial Partners acquires High Pressure Solutions Segment of Ingersoll Rand for $300 millionJones Day advised American Industrial Partners in its $300 million acquisition of a majority interest in the High Pressure Solutions Segment of Ingersoll Rand, a premier market leader in the manufacturing, service, and repair of high-pressure pumps and related consumables in the upstream energy market.
  • Peabody Energy completes comprehensive exchange transactionJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation (the "Company"), a large private-sector coal company, in connection with a series of recapitalization transactions to, among other things, provide the Company with maturity extensions and covenant relief, while allowing it to maintain sufficient operating liquidity and financial flexibility, including: (i) an offer to exchange any and all of its outstanding $459 million aggregate principal amount of 6.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the "Existing Notes") for (a) new 10.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 to be co-issued by PIC AU Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Peabody ("AU HoldingsCo"), and PIC AU Holdings Corporation, a Delaware corporation and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Peabody ("AU HoldingsCorp" and, together with AU HoldingsCo, the "Co-Issuers"), and (b) new 8.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 to be issued by Peabody; and (ii) a restructuring of the revolving loans under the Company's existing credit agreement (the "Existing Credit Agreement") by (a) making a pay down of revolving loans thereunder in the aggregate amount of $10 million, (b) the co-issuers incurring $206 million of term loans under a credit agreement, dated as of January 29, 2021, (c) the Company entering into a letter of credit facility, and (d) the Company amending the existing credit agreement.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires TriLink Saw Chain, LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. of substantially all of the assets of TriLink Saw Chain, LLC, a leading distributor of chainsaw chains, guide bars, and other accessories used in the arborist and forestry industries.
  • American Industrial Partners invests $50 million in Orizon AerostructuresJones Day advised American Industrial Partners in its $50 million investment in Orizon Aerostructures, LLC, a market leader in the manufacturing, processing, and assembly of complex aerostructure components for both commercial and defense applications that has significant content on the industry’s highest-profile platforms, including the F-35 and 737.
  • KeyBank amends senior secured credit facility for Congruex GroupJones Day advised KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and lender, in connection with an amendment to its senior secured credit facility provided to Congruex Group LLC, a provider of computer programming services on a contract or fee basis.
  • DataBank acquires zColo for $1.4 billionJones Day advised DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, in connection with the acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for $1.4 billion.